Jet Airways India has launched the Inflight entertainment (IFE) wireless streaming service- JetScreen in India. The service introduced in collaboration with Global Eagle Entertainment Inc. and the service lets flyers to stream media content on their mobile devices.
Gaurang Shetty, Whole-time Director, Jet Airways, said:
“Inflight entertainment is a key element of Jet Airways’ full-service experience. Our selection of the best entertainment content across genres is aimed at enriching the inflight experience of our guests. Streaming of content on personal devices has become extremely popular globally, and we are confident that this initiative, will appeal to all our guests especially the millennials who prefer to access content on the move.”
The JetScreen in-flight entertainment service will be available on domestic flights and offers over 220 hours of video and audio content including Hollywood and Indian movies, TV shorts, music from multiple genres, interactive games, as well as special children’s programmes. To access the JetScreen service, flyers have to download the free “Airtime Player” app from Apple App Store & Google Play Store. The app needs to be downloaded on your mobile devices such as smartphones, tablets and laptops before boarding the aircraft.
To use the JetScreen service, you have to switch your device to Airplane Mode & enable Wi-Fi on your device. As soon as you are connected to JetScreen, it will launch the web browser on your device & enjoy the in-flight entertainment. In case, if you are not automatically redirected to the JetScreen home page, you will have to go to jetscreen.jetairways.com in the web browser to access the in-flight entertainment service. The JetScreen service can easily be accessed on a Wi-Fi enabled device (laptop, smartphone, tablet).
As of now, the JetScreen Service introduced on five Boeing 737 next-generation aircraft in the Jet Airways on key domestic & international routed. The JetScreen service will be rolled out in a phased manner in coming months and it will be on the entire Jet Airways Boeing 737 fleet.