- September 1, 2005 - Wencor & APS announced today that MAXjet has chosen the digEplayer�, an in-flight entertainment (IFE) product for its system of entertainment on long-haul flights.
The digEplayer is the winner of the IFE (In-flight Entertainment) Product of the Year Award and is the world's first self-contained, portable video on demand (VOD) entertainment unit preprogrammed with movies, television shows, cartoons, videos, music, airline destination information, promotions and advertising.
"I'm thrilled that MAXjet will offer digEplayers onboard our international flights," said Gary Rogliano, CEO. "Now our passengers will be able to customize their travel experience even more with an unparalleled selection of movies, TV shows, music and In-flight travel literature."
Each digEplayer is about the same weight and size of a typical portable DVD player. Units contain a 40-gigabyte hard drive and utilize the latest technology.
"We are delighted that MAXjet has chosen the digEplayer�," said Brent Wood, CEO and President of APS. "The cutting edge design, ease of use and wide variety of entertainment choices on the digEplayer� will make passengers' experience better than ever."
Mr. Wood stated that several more airlines will announce their selection of the digEplayer in the next few weeks.
About APS & Wencor
Wencor has been involved in the aviation business for over 55 years. With the acquisition
of APS, the firm has entered into the IFE market, developing cutting edge technology and new designs. Wencor is based in Springville, UT, with offices in Chicago, Atlanta, Miami, London, Amsterdam, Singapore, and China.
For more information about the digEplayer, visit www.digEplayer.com
, or call 801-489-2120.
The airline's informational Web site, www.maxjet.com
, is now live. The airline will soon announce scheduled routes, fares and schedules and begin accepting passenger bookings.
MAXjet is based at Washington Dulles Airport with operational facilities at both New York's JFK Airport and London's Stansted Airport. MAXjet operates Boeing 767 aircraft.