Press Release: Oryx Jet Selects Bluebox Wow wireless IFE

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Luxury charter company Oryx Jet will deploy Bluebox’s portable wireless IFE platform – Bluebox Wow – across its three Boeing B737-500 aircraft in May.

Bluebox Wow’s flexibility ensures that passengers will enjoy a range of movies, TV programmes, games and a moving map when flying across Europe and the Middle East, whether on board one of Oryx Jet’s 56-seat, 100-seat or 148-seat configurations.

“Whether flying private individuals or sports teams such as the Portuguese national football team, we want to deliver the best experience for our passengers, and with Bluebox Wow we’re able to enhance that experience with in-flight entertainment,” said Capt. Hamayoun Ashraf, Managing Director, Oryx Jet. “As a charter airline we wanted a flexible solution that would suit the type of flights we operate, and also needed a solution that wouldn’t require costly changes to our recently refurbished interiors.”

“We’re pleased one of the key attributes of Bluebox Wow – its flexibility – continues to win over customers like Oryx Jet,” said Kevin Clark, CEO, Bluebox. “Whether for charter flights, an expanding fleet or even a mixed fleet, the power, flexibility and portability of Bluebox Wow combine to offer operators a simple solution for delivering IFE where more traditional systems are too rigid and costly to install.”

Bluebox Wow provides wireless content streamed to passenger devices in any aircraft cabin, including up to 1.6 terabytes of film, TV, audio, games and other digital content. With a remarkably low cost of ownership, Bluebox Wow is a stand-alone, portable, lunchbox-sized unit stowed securely in overhead bins.

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About Bluebox Aviation Systems Ltd.

Bluebox Aviation Systems Ltd. specialises in software solutions for the aviation industry. The Bluebox in-flight entertainment (IFE) portfolio provides airlines the latest technology in tablet-based and wireless IFE solutions (fitted and portable) as cost-effective alternatives to seatback IFE systems, and exploits these platforms to address a range of IFE requirements: service enhancement, service recovery, accessibility services (for passengers with hearing and visual impairments) and ancillary revenue generation.

Headquartered in Dunfermline, Scotland, Bluebox Aviation Systems serves over 40 airlines and aircraft operators across the globe, and has a global support network in Europe, the US, Australia and Singapore.

About Oryx Jet

Oryx Jet is a world-class Aircraft Management and Luxury Charter provider. Personalised attention and a comprehensive suite of services meets the need for exclusivity, comfort and flexibility – be it for corporate or personal journeys.

Ideally placed to offer Aircraft Management and Charter Services to both private and business aviation in Europe, Oryx Jet provides easy access to the Middle East and other destinations further afield.

Oryx Jet was founded in 2010 and is established at London Luton Airport – an ideal base for corporate jet owners and passengers.

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