Entertainment on-board doubles on British Airways flights

  • August 2, 2023

British Airways has doubled the amount of content available for customers to watch on its inflight entertainment system.

British Airways has doubled the content available for customers to watch through its inflight entertainment system since the start of the year, offering a wide range of brand-new content on board, including boxsets, movies, podcasts, children’s programmes and more.

British Airways Airbus A350
British Airways A350-900. Photo: Supplied

British Airways expects more than one million customers* to watch content on its long-haul flights this month, with 75+ complete boxsets and 20 classic franchises now available on board for August. Those ready to embark on a movie marathon can choose from more than 50 new releases including Paint, Love Again and The Covenant, as well as a range of exclusive content for British Airways through its Paramount+ partnership, such as Rabbit Hole: The Algorithms of Control, The Flatshare and Grease: Rise of The Pink Ladies. Movie boxsets include the complete Harry Potter series, Indiana Jones and Mission Impossible, allowing customers to binge-watch much loved blockbuster content from the comfort of their seat.

British Airways Business Class
British Airways Business Class. Photo: Supplied

Music lovers can also settle in and listen to more than 770 pieces of audio, including the popular NewlyWeds podcast, starring Jamie Laing and Sophie Habboo. For customers who prefer some light-hearted comedy, the airline has a range of British Original content, including highlights from the Edinburgh Festival Fringe 2022, such as The Fringe, Fame and Me and Just for Laughs.

British Airways on-board entertainment. Photo: Supplied

Families travelling over August can choose from a variety of content perfect for little ones, with more than 26 Kid’s Classics, such as Scoob!, Peppa Pig and Paw Patrol. The airline has also added 20 programmes to the new ‘Summer Fun’ category, including The Super Mario Bros. Movie and Trolls, as well as a brand-new Lego category, perfect for breaking up a long journey.

British Airways new Club Class meal.
British Airways new Club Class meal. Photo: Supplied

Elsewhere, British Airways is enhancing its meal offering for customers travelling to Delhi and Mumbai from London Heathrow on both outbound and inbound flights, including the introduction of full secondary hot meals across all cabins and customers travelling in Club World (business class) can also enjoy a range of chilled snacks from the Club Kitchen.

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