UTV World Movies signs in-flight entertainment deal with Kingfisher Airlines


MUMBAI: UTV World Movies has signed an in-flight entertainment deal with Kingfisher Airlines to showcase nine movies in the next three months starting October 2009.

The movies to be showcased are – Ariel, Match factory Girl, The Man without a Past, Drifting Clouds, The Wyvern Mystery, Twin Sisters, The River Chao Phraya, Lights in the Dusk and The Last Butterfly.

In addition to this, UTV World Movies in association with Kingfisher Airlines also launch a contest, which began from 1 October and ends on 31 October. The airline has tied up with UTV World Movies to promote this contest for a period of one month. Contest winners will get an opportunity to win a trip for two to Hong Kong. UTV World Movies’ DVDs will also be given away as consolation prizes to 50 other winners.

UTV World Movies business head  Sameer Ganapathy said, "We are delighted to tie up with Kingfisher Airlines to showcase the best of world cinema to people on board with Kingfisher. Through this association, we have expanded the availability of the best of world cinema from the channel, on ground, home video, theatres and now 30,000 feet above the ground as well. With our Fly For Flicks Contest lined up this October, we hope to garner maximum participation and wish people enjoy & appreciate UTV World Movies with Kingfisher Airlines."

Kingfisher Airlines marketing manager Praveen Shetty said, "Kingfisher Airlines has always been at the forefront of innovation, whether it was providing personalized in-flight entertainment to domestic flyers for the first time in India or launching of 16 channels of Live TV on board. This unique tie-up with UTV World Movies is our way of reiterating the Kingfisher brand promise of providing unique and enjoyable flying experience to our guests."