Air Cairo, one of the fastest-growing airlines in Africa, is to equip its growing fleet with Moment’s wireless IFE system, Flymingo.
Based in Cairo, the airline operates seven aircrafts (Airbus A320-200 and Airbus A320-ceo & neo aircraft) and is contracted to add three more aircraft by the end of the year and is planning to reach 19 aircraft by the end of 2024.
The airline has selected Moment to support its growing network ambitions with a cutting-edge digital entertainment service designed to enhance the customer experience while providing new opportunities to generate ancillary revenues in-flight. For Air Cairo, it was essential to offer a personalised digital traveller experience as an increasing number of passengers bring their smartphones or tablets aboard.
“We were on the lookout for a full-service IFE company that could support us in all aspects from provisioning the hardware, to creating an engaging IFE portal and sourcing a variety of content,” said Hussein Sherif, Chairman & CEO at Air Cairo.
The seamless, multi-DRM and browser-based platform, with a capacity of 100 simultaneous streaming sessions, gives passengers the opportunity to choose entertainment programs from an international and Arabic catalogue of films, documentaries or podcasts.
“We came to Moment to push the boundaries of what’s possible when using digital technology in an offline environment,” added Sherif. “The Flymingo Box has a number of attributes that other typical systems do not have. It’s a genuine enterprise system that supports our organization’s safety, access controls and scalability requirements.”
“We are pleased to strengthen Air Cairo’s customer offering by providing the airline with an unparalleled entertainment service. This partnership is also a big step for Moment as we enter the African and Middle East aviation market,” said Tanguy Morel, Moment CEO.