Engage passengers with Thales UK’s first-class entertainment systems

Thales is a leading supplier of award-winning in-flight entertainment and connectivity systems for airlines all over the world.

We provide a range of products and services to improve passengers’ in-flight experience, keeping them entertained and connected to various media from their seats.

Providing in-flight entertainment systems to a global client base

Our customers include some of the world’s largest and busiest airlines, including:
  • British Airways
  • Air Canada
  • Oman Air
  • Saudi Air
Thales supplies in-flight entertainment to more than 70 airlines, entertaining over 130,000 passengers in their seats every day.

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British Airways

Thales in the UK in partnership with British Airways to offer full in-flight entertainment support

We operate a complete new in-flight entertainment facility at London Heathrow which provides a full range of comprehensive services to our international airline clients including:
  • Turnkey maintenance
  • On-board services and repairs
  • Uploading media content, including the latest blockbuster films and TV box-sets
Thales in the UK enjoys a longstanding relationship with British Airways. We work alongside BA staff at shared airside facilities to provide a full maintenance service for in-flight entertainment and connectivity systems on board the airline’s latest aircraft, including the A380 and B787.

Our services are available 24/7, 365 days a year at both Heathrow and Gatwick so that the in-flight entertainment equipment is always available for British Airways’ passengers to enjoy an excellent customer experience.