Inflight Entertainment

Inflight Entertainment

Inflight entertainment are the entertainment provided to the passengers during a flight. Many of the major airlines now provide inflight entertainment onboard their flight to improve customer experience.

Types of Inflight Entertainment 

  • Video: It includes screens in the aircraft as well as the personal monitors that are mounted on aircraft seats where a passenger can watch channel broadcasts, movies, news, sports etc.
  • Audio: It includes music, news and other audio services that are available for the passenger to listen during the duration of the flight.
  • In-flight games: Few of the airlines have even experimented with providing the option for in-flight games which is quite popular among the young flyers. In many cases, the popular choices in this category are trivia games, language games and travel-based trivia.

Inflight Entertainment in Few of the Major Airlines

Few of the major airlines have tried to provide and improve their inflight entertainment to such extent that they could then use such services as a distinction to lure customers. Skytrax actually tracks and provides a ranking of airlines providing the best inflight entertainment service.

As per Skytrax, top 25 airlines with the best inflight entertainment in 2019 were:

  • Emirates
  • Qatar Airways
  • Singapore Airlines
  • Virgin Atlantic
  • Delta Air Lines
  • Qantas Airways
  • United Airlines
  • Lufthansa
  • Turkish Airlines
  • American Airlines
  • Etihad Airways
  • Air Canada
  • Cathay Pacific Airways
  • Thai Airways
  • British Airways
  • Aeroflot
  • KLM Royal Dutch Airlines
  • Swiss International Air Lines
  • Oman Air
  • Hainan Airlines
  • Air France
  • Japan Airlines
  • Air New Zealand
  • ANA All Nippon Airways
  • Austrian Airlines