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SaudiGulf to offer premium inflight entertainment on new A320 fleet

Posted 9 April 2014 · Add Comment

The first of the new domestic airlines to operate from Saudi Arabia, SaudiGulf is to offer Thales entertainment systems for passengers following a deal announced today.

Based out of King Fahd International Airport, in Dammam, Saudi Arabia, SaudiGulf Airlines will operate domestic and international services from different airports in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.

The international route network will focus on main capitals in the Middle East and Gulf as well as the Indian subcontinent. 

The aircraft equipped with individual Inflight entertainment in both economy and first class compartment will be operated by Saudi Al-Qahtani Group’s wholly owned and newly launched national carrier for the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia – SaudiGulf Airlines. 

The aircraft’s Economy Class Cabin will feature 8”9 displays at every seat and First Class Cabin will be equipped with 12”1 displays together with the award winning Thales TouchPMU, android based touchscreen passenger media unit. 

SaudiGulf will take delivery of its Thales IFE equipped four A320 aircrafts starting February 2015. It is anticipated the airline will begin operations in Q1 2015.

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