LATAM Airlines Group has partnered with WarnerMedia to gain preferential access to the HBO Max library, in a first for a Latin American carrier.

LATAM enhances IFE content with HBO Max

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LATAM Airlines Group has partnered with WarnerMedia to gain preferential access to the HBO Max library, in a first for a Latin American carrier.

Through HBO Max, LATAM Airlines Group and WarnerMedia announced an alliance that will strengthen in-flight entertainment system LATAM Play’s content offerings.

LATAM Airlines Group has partnered with WarnerMedia to gain preferential access to the HBO Max library, in a first for a Latin American carrier.

Through the alliance, LATAM Play will offer more than 700 hours of premium content including movies, documentaries, TV shows and music, in addition to exclusive premieres like Friends: The Reunion and Raised by Wolves, among other hit shows, like Mare of Easttown and The Undoing, which are already available to passengers.

“This exclusive alliance allows us to continue building the best in-flight entertainment platform in Latin America and to deliver an exceptional and distinctive experience to our passengers,” said Paulo Miranda, LATAM Airlines Group’s Vice President of Customers.

Delta has announced new Delta Studio collections and premium content for its in-flight entertainment library.

Delta partners with Peloton as part of Autumn IFE refresh

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Delta has announced new Delta Studio collections and premium content for its in-flight entertainment library.

Delta has announced new Delta Studio collections and premium content for its in-flight entertainment library.

“A fresh selection of entertainment means customers can catch the latest box-office hits, rediscover an old favourite or stream their favourite tunes when they fly on Delta this holiday season,” said Katie Stuart, Product Manager, Delta Studio.

In recent years, Delta has continued to invest in its in-flight entertainment experience. Only the airline’s Boeing 717 fleet are not equipped with seatback screens, meaning new content introduced this month is available on nearly all routes.

Passengers travelling in November and December will have access to over 100 films with 56 new releases, and more than 500 TV episodes from top Hollywood studios on Delta. Highly anticipated new releases featured include Stillwater, Free Guy and No Sudden Move.

For the first time, HBO Max selections will be available exclusively to Delta passengers. These include a new feature collection with HBO Max favourites Friends: The Reunion, Love Life, Raised by Wolves and more.

New content is hand-selected by teams at Delta after reviewing historical performance data to better understand the content customers want more of. Content and collections on Delta Studio are refreshed monthly.

In addition, Delta also has partnered with interactive fitness platform Peloton to offer a new Classes in the Clouds collection of wellbeing-focused content exclusively for Delta customers. This is the first time that Peloton content will be offered on a non-Peloton platform and is the latest step the company is taking to create content that is accessible to help its members stay active.

The 5-to-20-minute stretching and meditation classes are taught by Peloton Yoga and Meditation Instructors Anna Greenberg, Chelsea Jackson Roberts and Ross Rayburn, as well as Tread and Strength Instructors Matty Maggiacomo and Adrian Williams.

More than 200 Delta aircraft are now equipped with fast-streaming Viasat Wi-Fi, with the airline on track to complete more than 300 installations by year end. Customers on these aircraft can stream and browse their favourite sites at fast speeds for a simple, flat rate of US$5 per device no matter the length of the flight. Free messaging is also available, ensuring customers can stay connected to friends and family on the ground. Delta plans to equip nearly all its domestic mainline fleet with enhanced connectivity by the end of 2022.

Emirates has partnered with streaming service HBO Max to bring premium content onboard its in-flight entertainment system, ice.

Emirates brings exclusive HBO Max premium content onboard

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Emirates has partnered with streaming service HBO Max to bring premium content onboard its in-flight entertainment system, ice.

Emirates has partnered with streaming service HBO Max to bring premium content onboard its in-flight entertainment system, ice.

Emirates is the first airline in the region to partner with HBO Max, WarnerMedia’s streaming destination for all of its hit movies and shows. HBO Max is currently available only in the US and Latin America. It is set to launch in Europe from 26 October and will be available onboard Emirates from 1 November.

Initially launching with over 160 hours of content from 31 shows, Emirates and HBO Max will gradually expand the content on offer.

Onboard, Emirates’ customers can find and browse the latest HBO Max content in a dedicated folder on ice. Those who prefer to plan their entertainment choices in advance, can browse all ice content on the Emirates’ website, and create a personalised playlist on the Emirates app, which can be synced with the ice system to immediately begin their movie or TV binge the moment they board the aircraft.