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Revealed: Most popular films watched by Emirates airline passengers

Over 40,000 unique playlists were created between June and August, each featuring at least one film

Revealed: Most popular films watched by Emirates airline passengers
Over the summer months, more than 40,000 unique playlists were created, each including at least one movie.

Captain Marvel, Alita: Battle Angel and Avengers: End Game were the most popular choices on Emirates airline’s inflight entertainment system over the summer, according to data from the airline.

The airline carried approximately 16 million passengers between June and August.

Data showed that Captain Marvel was the most watched movie during June, followed by Alita: Battle Angel in July and Avengers: End Game in August.

Over the summer months, more than 40,000 unique playlists were created, each including at least one movie. One in six passengers also added a TV show to their personal playlist.

Bollywood movies were the most popular non-English language films on board. When it came to genre, ‘new movies’ was the most popular option, followed by ‘Disney Classics’ and ‘Bollywood films’.

HBO’s Emmy-award winning Chernobyl was found to be the most watched TV show on the ice system, while the most watched documentary was 2011’s ‘Big Cats’.

WiFi and Live TV

Additionally, Emirates data shows that over 1 million passengers logged on to WiFi each month over the summer, while 40 percent of travellers over the summer chose the unlimited free text messaging option.

WiFi was most popular on flights to North America, with flights to Houston consuming the most data.

Of the live TV channels on Emirates flights, Sport 24 was found to be the most popular, which Emirates credits to events including the NBA finals, French Open and FIFA Women’s World Cup.

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