Qantas to offer live cricket and dedicated cricket IFE channel through Cricket Australia partnership

    Qantas announced (17-Nov-2017 ) it will broadcast 75 matches of professional cricket played in Australia on Qantas Domestic flights on aircraft fitted with inflight WiFi, as part of the airline’s partnership with Cricket Australia. The streaming service will be provided through ViaSat inflight connectivity and WiFi service, offering more than 400 hours of live cricket over the season to around 60,000 customers inflight every week, according to Qantas CCO Olivia Wirth. Qantas will also add a dedicated inflight entertainment channel from Jan-2018, offering cricket content produced by Cricket Australia Digital exclusively for the carrier. [more – original PR]