Entertainment: Apple+ now available on Air Canada

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The passengers on flights fromAir Canada can take advantage of exclusive content ofAppleTV+ since August 1, 2023

This partnership with the streaming channel of iphone maker is Air Canada’s latest investment to enhance the onboard customer experience. The Apple+ offering follows the Canadian airline’s recent collaboration with the toymaker Mattel, which results in the addition of the short videos most popular with children. From boarding to landing, passengers can watch over 420 movies, over 1,000 TV shows, over 130 music albums and more for free.

At Air Canada, we know that in-flight entertainment is an important aspect of travel for our customers, especially on long-haul flights, said John Moody, General Manager – Product Design of the Canadian airline. We are constantly evaluating opportunities to enhance our in-flight entertainment offerings with current and exclusive content that will delight our customers. We look forward to welcoming our customers on board and seeing them watch their favorite Apple TV+ series, or discover the latest favorites from the public during their flight. Thanks to this new partnership with Apple, we are on track to increase the content of our in-flight entertainment system by more than 95 percent compared to last year. We look forward to delivering even more entertainment options by the end of 2023. »

In May, Air Canada and theBell operator began offering free e-mail services to Aeroplan loyalty program members around the world who travel on Wi-Fi-enabled devices, including on Air Canada Rouge and Air Canada Express. Passengers can send and receive text messages over Wi-Fi using popular messaging apps like Apple’s iMessage, Meta’s WhatsApp and Messenger, Rakuten’s Viber and Messages by Google.

Last November, Air Canada became the only Canadian carrier to offer live Canadian television, with channels in French and English, giving customers the opportunity to cheer on their favorite sports teams in world sporting events broadcast in real or live news during a flight.

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