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Press Release: Stellar wins IFE content contract with Philippine Airlines

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Press Release hub banner blue with title in red white and blueStellar Entertainment is delighted to announce a new partnership with Philippine Airlines (PAL) to supply inflight entertainment (IFE) content services starting from the July 2022 cycle.

As their new content service provider (CSP), Stellar Entertainment will provide the Philippines’ flag carrier with a full range of inflight entertainment products and services, including account management, curation and licensing of all film, television and audio content, production services and content delivery to PAL’s fleet of Airbus and Boeing aircraft. 

The Philippine Airlines entertainment menu will be managed by Stellar Entertainment’s teams in Sydney, Singapore and Malaysia, which will be working closely with the airline to deliver a premium entertainment product with the requisite strategy and flexibility the current environment requires. Aside from  flexibility, Stellar is also synonymous with cost-effective strategies and regional expertise.  

Stellar’s Managing Director Sam Allen said, “We are proud to have won the trust of Philippine Airlines in our ability to provide a world-class inflight entertainment experience that meets the evolving needs of today’s air travellers. This latest win  affirms Stellar’s status as the premier CSP in the Asia-Pacific region where our knowledge of localised content and our wide network are unparalleled. Philippine Airlines will also benefit from our global business relationships to help improve the airline’s world standing.”  

PAL VP for Marketing Ria Carrion Domingo said, “As part of our goal to become one of the leading airlines in Asia within the next 5 years, we are focusing on improving our inflight entertainment, a key contributor to overall passenger satisfaction. We are convinced that Stellar Entertainment is the right CSP to help us achieve this transformation. We are impressed with their overall approach to content programming, access to all the major Hollywood studios and distributors, and broad audio selection.

“Our passengers can look forward to an enhanced level of content quality, choice and variety onboard that exceeds their expectations. In line with the progressive easing of restrictions and reopening of borders in various  countries, Philippine Airlines is continuing to add international and domestic flights.”

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About Stellar Entertainment  

Founded in 1974, Stellar Entertainment is the world’s longest established and most experienced full-service provider of inflight entertainment (IFE) content and technical services. With offices and state-of-the-art production studios in Sydney, Los  Angeles, Kuala Lumpur and Singapore, Stellar delivers award-winning inflight entertainment to airlines world- wide.  

Since the onset of COVID-19, our teams have been pro-active and committed to supporting all our clients in every way possible, offering flexibility and cost-efficient measures to see airlines through the recovery stages and beyond.  

About Philippine Airlines  

Philippine Airlines (PAL) is the Philippines’ flag carrier and only full-service network airline. PAL was the first commercial airline in Asia and celebrated its 81st anniversary in March 2022. PAL’s young fleet of Boeing 777s, Airbus A350s, Airbus A330s, Airbus A321s and De Havilland DHC-8-400 Next Generation aircraft operate out of hubs in Manila and Cebu to 30 destinations in the Philippines and 29 destinations in Asia, North America, Australia, and the Middle East. PAL was rated a 4-Star Global Airline by Skytrax in 2018 and was voted the World’s Most Improved Airline in the 2019 Skytrax worldwide passenger survey with a ranking of 30th best airline in the world.  

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