Moment, a French tech company specialised in entertainment and passenger experience solutions for the travel industry, has been selected by Air Senegal to install its In-Flight Entertainment system (W-IFE), the Flymingo Box, aboard the airline’s fleet.
The Flymingo Box server embarks state-of-art technology that allows aircraft passengers to connect to a local cloud and access streaming content and digital services directly from the browser of their connected devices (smartphone, tablet or pc).
The Flymingo Box is a hybrid solution, available in battery or aircraft-powered version, that can store a catalogue of 10,000 hours of content and to broadcast it simultaneously to 100 passengers onboard, a distinguishing feature for airlines.
Air Senegal operates its flights from Blaise Diagne International Airport in Dakar and serves 19 routes including domestic and regional destinations, as well as four European destinations, including Paris, Marseille and Barcelona.
Named “CFI Most Promising Regional Airline” in 2018, the Senegalese airline now seeks to accelerate its development, by focusing particularly on new routes expansion, the acquisition of new aircraft and the integration of innovative onboard solutions to develop its commercial offering and optimise the passenger experience of its current fleet.
“We are thrilled to be working with Air Senegal and to promote their growth by introducing a new unique and personalized digital passenger experience”, explains Tanguy Morel, CEO of Moment.
“As Air Senegal was looking to strengthen its commercial strategy in both the leisure and business travel segments, we needed to develop advanced on-board services,” said Mamadou Ba, Executive Director Performance of Air Senegal.
“Moment has proven to have strong capabilities to help us in building digital services and accelerating our growth.
“With the Flymingo Box, we found a compact and powerful solution that is easy to deploy.
“Its unique functionalities enable us to offer customers traveling on our medium-haul flights a reliable entertainment service with an appealing catalogue of content.”.