Air Senegal has selected Moment, a French digital firm specializing in entertainment and passenger experience solutions for the travel sector, to install its Flymingo Box In-Flight Entertainment system (W-IFE) aboard the airline’s aircraft.
The Flymingo Box server is equipped with cutting-edge technology that allows passengers to connect to a local cloud and access streaming video and digital services directly from their linked devices’ browsers (smartphone, tablet or pc). The Flymingo Box is a hybrid solution that can hold a catalog of 10,000 hours of content and broadcast it simultaneously to 100 passengers aboard, which is a unique feature for airlines. It is available in a battery or aircraft-powered form.
Air Senegal offers flights from Dakar’s Blaise Diagne International Airport, serving 19 local and regional destinations as well as four European cities: Paris, Marseille, and Barcelona.
Tanguy Morel, CEO, Moment: ”We are thrilled to be working with Air Senegal and to promote their growth by introducing a new unique and personalized digital passenger experience. As Air Senegal contributes to the expansion of African aviation, we are proud to provide a high-end in-flight entertainment solution like the Flymingo Box that establish the quality of travel offered by the airline.”
After studying several solutions specialised in the digitisation of passenger entertainment, Air Senegal chose The Flymingo Box, the W-IFE solution developed by Moment and already adopted by international customers. Air Senegal strongly believe that the Flymingo box is remarkable for its fundamental characteristics, such as easy battery change, effortless installation in the aircraft, as well as dynamic content updates.
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.
Mamadou Ba, Executive Director Performance, Air Senegal: ”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. 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.”
This contract reinforces Moment’s customer portfolio as the company is working on adapting its solutions to new health measures and passenger needs.