Delta Partners with Hulu to Provide More In-Flight Entertainment

| August 8, 2019

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Frequent flyers and TV buffs, rejoice. Delta Air Lines is looking to double down on expanding entertainment by partnering with the popular streaming service, Hulu, to provide more in-flight entertainment options than ever before. The airline has equipped a record 700 aircraft with seat-back entertainment screens, more than any other airline in the world, and will be giving customers convenient access to its industry-leading Delta Studio lineup, which will soon include a suite of fan favorites from Hulu. "Customers continue to tell us entertainment is a top priority," said Ekrem Dimbiloglu, director of onboard product and customer experience, for Delta.

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