Air Canada Introduces Audible Audiobooks and Podcasts Onboard
Air Canada has today become the first airline to offer Canadian Audible Original Audiobooks, Podcasts and more as part of their IFE offer. Since last year, the carrier has doubled their entertainment selection with 2,500+ hours of content.
On Tuesday (October 3, 2023), Air Canada announced the introduction of Canadian Audible Audiobooks, and more onboard as part of their expanded inflight entertainment (IFE) offer. The airline has doubled their onboard entertainment content since last year with over 2,500 hours of movies, TV shows, Music and podcasts. With premium and dynamic storytelling, Audible provides Air Canada’s guests with immersive and relaxing entertainment during their journey. The collaboration launches with 160 hours of Audible Original Audiobook and podcast content, which is now available to everyone across Air Canada’s IFE-equipped aircraft.
In Tuesday’s announcement, Air Canada’s Managing Director – Product design, John Moody, said,
“We’re thrilled to announce Audible as the latest global brand to work with Air Canada as we continue to expand the in-flight entertainment choices we offer our customers. Entertainment is an important part of the in-flight experience, and with a growing interest in audio stories, the addition of inspiring and engaging articles and interviews in audio format complements the diverse range of content available in our unparalleled in-flight programming.”
Also commenting on their new collaboration with Air Canada, Audible’s Country Manager – Canada, Georgia Knox, added,
“Audible is committed to creating exceptional listening experiences for its customers around the world – including as they travel for pleasure or business. Through our collaboration with Air Canada, we're able to inspire, entertain and inform more listeners than ever before on their journeys. Travellers will have access to an extensive list of content including a selection of Canadian Audible Originals that we develop with up-and-coming talent and some of the country's biggest names.”
Air Canada is Canada’s largest domestic and international airline. The Canadian flag carrier is a founding member of the Star Alliance and holds a Four-Star ranking from Skytrax. Air Canada provides scheduled passenger service to 180 airports in Canada, the United States, and internationally on six continents. Through the carrier’s Aeroplan loyalty program, customers can earn and redeem points on the world’s largest airline partner network of 45 airlines. Air Canada Cargo offers air freight lift and connectivity to hundreds of destinations across six continents with a dedicated fleet of 767-300 Freighters and passenger aircraft belly hold capacity. Additionally, the airline has committed to a net zero emissions goal from all global operations by 2050.
Source: Air Canada/CNW