UTair to equip Global Eagle IFEC services on 60 aircraft

UTair Aviation (UTair) has expanded its contract with Global Eagle Entertainment Inc. (Global Eagle) by installing the in-flight entertainment and connectivity (IFEC) specialist’s services on a further 60 aircraft.

The airline’s total number of aircraft equipped with Global Eagle’s IFEC offering will come to 69. The additional installations will encompass 20 A321-200’s and 40 B737NG aircraft. UTair passengers will have access to Global Eagle’s satellite-driven, broadband web system and IFE media content.
“UTair is an innovative airline aggressively building significant traffic in Russia, Central Asia, and Europe and we are honoured to be a part of that international growth,” said John LaValle, Chief Executive Officer of Global Eagle Entertainment. “We look forward to delivering a robust content and connectivity platform to UTair’s passengers, helping to differentiate the airline and build new revenue streams.”
Installation on the UTair fleet will begin in January 2014.

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