Cathay Pacific will become the first carrier in the Asia Pacific region to offer the HBO Max channel inflight from next month.
From January 1 all customers will be able to access over 200 hours of content including Succession, The White Lotus, The Undoing, Mare of Easttown, Friends: The Reunion, Hacks, Gossip Girl (2021), The Flight Attendant, Sex and the City, The Sopranos, The Wire, Game of Thrones and Band of Brothers.
The partnership also see the Warner Bros movie library added to the carrier’s IFE options, including new releases such as Space Jam, Suicide Squad and Dune.
The news follows a similar partnership between Emirates and Warner Media to bring the HBO Max channel to its ICE inflight system.
LATAM also recently became the first airline in Latin America to offer HBO Max content inflight.
Commenting on the news Vivian Lo, general manager customer experience and design, said:
“To be the first in Asia to launch the HBO Max brand, not just onboard flights but anywhere is exceptional.
It’s a great example of an airline and streaming service working together to bring an unprecedented entertainment experience to passengers and we hope our customers find their next new binge-worthy show on Cathay Pacific.
“During the pandemic, we have been hard at work to bring our entertainment offering to new heights ready for the return of passengers.
“HBO Max offers some of the most critically acclaimed and exciting shows on the market. This partnership enables us to have more complete limited original series than ever before.