JetBlue Expands Its Lineup of Free Entertainment with Launch of New Onboard Content Partners
NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov 6, 2019--
JetBlue (NASDAQ: JBLU), the only major U.S. airline with free high speed Fly-Fi® and seatback screens at every seat, on every plane, is providing customers with even more inflight entertainment (IFE) options based on their feedback with the launch of its newest onboard offerings from SHOWTIME, Spotify, INSCAPE and PressReader. Starting this month, customers onboard the airline’s HD touchscreen-equipped aircraft (a) can enjoy access to full seasons of the hottest shows from SHOWTIME, chart-topping podcasts from Spotify, the day’s biggest headlines from PressReader, curated meditation and relaxation content from INSCAPE and much more.
“Almost 20 years after disrupting the industry with free live TV at every seat, on every plane – we are once again re-defining inflight entertainment by listening closely to our customers’ feedback and offering even more options to make the most of their time onboard,” said Mariya Stoyanova, director of product development, JetBlue. “Whether you want to binge-watch, binge-listen, connect, disconnect, or just discover something new – you can do it from our new HD seatback screens, your own devices, or more likely, all of the above.”
JetBlue’s latest partnerships build on the airline’s ongoing efforts to provide a “multi-screen experience,” which allows customers to use a range of devices simultaneously, including HD seatback entertainment, just as they would in their living room. JetBlue’s newest IFE partners will complement the airline’s already-free 100+ channels of DIRECTV®, hundreds of free movies and up to nearly 60 full seasons of your favorite shows, and individual in-seat USB/power outlets that are available on its Airbus A320, A321 and A321neo aircraft. JetBlue’s free high speed Fly-Fi - powered by Viasat - is capable of streaming video and is available across the fleet, with expanded coverage being introduced on A320 and A321neo aircraft that will keep customers connected even overwater or in international BlueCities.
New offerings include:
Additionally, JetBlue has rolled out fresh content on JetBlue TV, the first and only airline-owned seatback channel. Curating relevant, snackable videos across a variety of verticals, the airline has refreshed its line-up to include new, short and mid-form digital content to suit the tastes and interests of all travelers. New content partners include:
Since its inception, JetBlue has revolutionized the air travel experience and continues to offer industry-leading comfort from takeoff to touchdown with The Most Legroom in Coach® (c) and award-winning customer service to match. The airline continues to invest in the customer experience through the restyling of its Airbus A320 aircraft and the introduction of its first Airbus A321neo aircraft, which officially entered service in September.
JetBlue recently announced future orders for the Airbus A321LR, A321XLR and A220-300 aircraft. Those aircraft will usher in the next chapter of the JetBlue story with a reduced carbon footprint, a best-in-class customer experience from award-winning crewmembers and the promise to broaden the customer-focused airline’s reach within the Americas and into Europe in the years ahead.
JetBlue is New York’s Hometown Airline® and a leading carrier in Boston, Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood, Los Angeles (Long Beach), Orlando and San Juan. JetBlue carries more than 42 million customers per year to 100-plus cities in the United States, Caribbean and Latin America, with an average of more than 1,000 daily flights. For more information, please visit jetblue.com.
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