British Airways launched a new in-flight entertainment channel in honor of its year-long centenary celebration. The new channel, christened Celebrate BA100, highlights the best of British in-flight entertainment.
Passengers can expect the first film shown on an Imperial Airways flight, in 1925, The Lost World, alongside favorite films set in Great Britain like Four Weddings and a Funeral, Notting Hill, The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel, Dunkirk, Bridget Jones’ Baby and Shakespeare in Love. The television offerings on the channel include iconic episodes from British series such as Downton Abbey, Top Gear, Doctor Who and Great British Bake Off. Music curated by leading DJs is also available.
The Celebrate BA100 channel is available onboard British Airways flights through October, as part of the more than 1,000 hours of film, shows and audio available for free to long-haul passengers.
“We know that for many of our customers, being able to settle down and enjoy the inflight entertainment is one of the best bits of traveling so we’re serving up some of the best of film, television and audio throughout the ages to help our customers celebrate our centenary,” said Carolina Martinoli, director of brand and customer experience, British Airways.
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