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Qatar Airways offers PressReader's catalogue to passengers

PressReader has partnered with Qatar Airways to integrate its all-you-can-consume digital newspaper and magazine content with the airline’s Oryx One app.

Qatar Airways offers PressReader's catalogue to passengers
Akbar Al Baker: “Qatar Airways’ on-board experience remains the cornerstone of the airline’s world-renowned five-star service.”

Developers on both sides collaborated to use PressReader’s platform to fully deliver its extensive content library on Qatar’s Oryx One app for a seamless guest experience, says PressReader.

This new partnership brings thousands of global publications to Qatar’s international passengers wherever they fly.

Access opens to travellers 72 hours before flight time, unlocking more than 7,000 newspapers and magazines from 120 countries in over 60 languages.

“Qatar Airways’ on-board experience remains the cornerstone of the airline’s world-renowned five-star service,” said Qatar Airways Group Chief Executive, His Excellency Mr. Akbar Al Baker. “Despite the many challenges faced by the industry as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, we continue to be passionate about achieving the highest standards of safety and excellence in everything we do. Our partnership with PressReader not only offers a COVID-safe, contactless entertainment option to further enhance our passengers’ on-board experience, it also supports our commitment to environmental sustainability, which continues to be a key focus for the airline.”

“We’re honoured to be chosen by Qatar Airways to bring quality journalism and a superior reading experience to its customers in a 100% contactless way – pre-, during-, and post-flight,” said Alex Kroogman, CEO, PressReader Group of Companies. “Partnering with Qatar Airways aligns with our commitment to safety, quality, sustainable development, and media literacy through premium digital content experiences.”

PressReader says it is dedicated to helping commercial aviation partners like Qatar Airways offer choice and safety. Over 200 lounges and numerous international airlines already deliver an enhanced travel experience in partnership with PressReader, says the company.

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