Children choose to fly Emirates


logo 3 School is out and summer holidays are underway, starting in August Emirates Inflight Entertainment system, ice (information, communications and entertainment), is specially-loaded with top-quality entertainment for our younger fliers.

Recent winner of the 2011 Skytrax ‘World’s Best Airline Inflight Entertainment,’ ‘ice Digital Widescreen’ has the complete set of Disney’s Pirates of the Caribbean movies; including the latest adventure, Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides, exclusively available on Emirates this August before any other airline in the world.

Regardless of the traveller’s age, ice Digital Widescreen has programming to meet every need. With over 35 dedicated children’s TV channels, what pre-schooler can resist a complete channel dedicated to the world phenomena, The Wiggles? Or the much-loved international hits In the Night Garden, Bob the Builder, Thomas & Friends, Roary the Racing Car or the hugely successful first series of Rastamouse, from the BBC’s CBeebies Channel?

Emirates makes every flight enjoyable and offers an entire Cartoon Network channel where kids can see Ben 10 and the rest of their favourites; plus, Top Gear’s Richard Hammond joins us for his very own children’s show Richard Hammonds Blast Lab, those meddling kids are solving mysteries in What’s New Scooby Doo, and Wolverine and his X-Men carry on their fight with Magneto. ice Digital Widescreen also goes retro and introduces new generation to classic Tom and Jerry and Loony Tunes.

For older kids, ice Digital Widescreen features hit series Gossip Girl and Glee and also has the most expansive music collection in the sky. Straight from the top of the charts, Emirates offers a selection of new albums from Britney Spears, Nicole Scherzinger, Moby, Gorillaz, Foo Fighters, REM, Lady Gaga, Katy Perry, and Jessie J, to name a few. There is also a world of international artists to discover, radio & podcast channels, and over 60 music videos, featuring some of today’s hottest artists.

In addition to premier television and music options, ice Digital Widescreen also boasts an impressive collection of over 30 Disney feature films – everything from classics such as Bedknobs and Broomsticks, Mary Poppins, Bambi, Dumbo, and Beauty and the Beast, to the recent Disney/Pixar blockbusters Monsters Inc., WALL-E, Finding Nemo, Up, and Cars. Furthermore, Emirates offers the complete box sets of Toy Story 1, 2 and 3 as well as the Chronicles of Narnia. Hollywood’s latest animated and live-action family hits are also on board; including Kung Fu Panda 2, Rio, Hoodwinked 2: Hood vs. Evil, Rango, Mars Needs Moms, Gulliver’s Travels, Justin Bieber: Never Say Never and much more. For every child, and those young at heart, Emirates ensures a variety of choices to create thoroughly entertaining flights for passengers of all ages.

Emirates has maintained its industry-leading position by continuously investing in and expanding its entertainment offering; resulting in an incredible range of movies, television and music from around the world. ice Digital Widescreen, offers a staggering choice of over 1200 channels of entertainment, including over 280 movies from around the world, hundreds of TV choices and thousands of music tracks from contemporary to classical. ‘ice Digital Widescreen’ is featured on all Emirates A380s and select Boeing 777s.


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