IDAIR offers Media Service exclusively designed for VVIP aircraft

2017-09-28 13:46

IDAIR has introduced a Media Service exclusively designed for VVIP aircraft in collaboration with Lufthansa Systems and Touch Inflight Solutions. The service is already flying on various VVIP aircraft.

IDAIR’s licensed Media Service, is an easy and convenient way to obtain a great collection of top rated movies, including major Hollywood and Regional Blockbusters, New Releases, Classics and TV programming as well as music content.

It can be tailored to the individual requests of VVIP customers. It offers custom packages supporting particular media types, custom content categories, language requests and internationally sourced content. The frequency of the updates and the content volume per update can be individually accommodated.

The Media Service complements IDAIR’s IFE/CMS and Communications solution, which offers amongst others a variety of monitor sizes up to 75” and sound systems with active noise cancelling headsets and overhead surround sound providing the customer an outstanding entertainment experience, created for and fully adapted to the specific cabin environment.

Ioana Predonescu, Director of Product Planning at IDAIR, says “we are very excited about our partnership with Lufthansa Systems and Touch to deliver the greatest experience on-board of VIP aircraft. With first successful deliveries already having been made, we are looking forward to introduce the latest cloud technologies for fast and more convenient delivery of the service”.

“Along with the whole team of BoardConnect Media Service and Touch Inflight, we are pleased to be providing IDAIR with a new kind of content management services that focus on the capability of the technology as well as the unique requirements of VVIP aviation travelers”, said Michael Childers, Chief Consultant Content and Media Services at Lufthansa Systems.

“The high level of customization expected by VVIP Customers gives us inspiration and the pleasant opportunity of taking full advantage of the global network of content sources and relationships we nurture and grow on an ongoing basis” says Joe Carreira, Managing Director for Touch. “The fact that we are able to do this while at the service of IDAIR and Lufthansa Systems, with the team spirit and the clarity of expectations and processes they bring to each new project and each daily interaction with them, makes this a very rewarding and pleasurable experience indeed”.

Lufthansa Systems GmbH & Co. KG is a leading airline IT provider. Based on long-term project experience, a deep understanding of complex business processes and strong technological know-how, the company provides consulting and IT services for the global aviation industry. Over 300 airlines worldwide rely on the know-how of IT specialists at Lufthansa Systems. Its portfolio covers innovative IT products and services which provide added value for its customers in terms of enhanced efficiency, reduced costs or increased profits. Headquartered in Raunheim near Frankfurt/Main, Germany, Lufthansa Systems has offices in 16 other countries.

Touch Inflight Solutions Inc. (Touch) is a leading content service provider (CSP) for the transportation industry specializing in the design and curation of global, regional and branded content solutions. Touch, supported by a team of former airline and entertainment professionals and by respected and nurtured global and multi-platform industry relationships, delivers its customized services to customers in Europe, Africa, Middle East and the Americas. For further information please contact Joe Carreira at

Established in April 2011, IDAIR is a joint venture between Lufthansa Technik AG and Panasonic Avionics Corporation, headquartered in Hamburg, Germany. IDAIR develops, manufactures and supplies Inflight Entertainment, Communications and Cabin Management Systems for VIP aircraft as well as custom products for commercial airlines. To learn more about IDAIR, please visit

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