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Wataniya Airways Upgrades In-flight Entertainment for Premium Economy

KUWAIT October 27, 2010 - Wataniya Airways, Kuwait’s only premium airline, today announced it has enhanced its in-flight entertainment offer on all its aircraft for its Premium Economy and Business First guests travelling to Europe.

The new system, which have been provided by digEcor Inc, one of the world’s leading in-flight entertainment suppliers, provides each Premium Economy guest with a portable media player filled with over 300 hours of entertainment, including Hollywood movies with Arabic sub-titles, Arabic movies, Arabic and English television programming, music, music videos, and games.

Lee Shave, Chief Commercial Officer of Wataniya Airways said: “We are delighted to be able to introduce this new system especially for our Premium Economy guests, providing every one of them with their own entertainment system. At Wataniya Airways, we are committed to providing outstanding service and value. With the introduction of this new, state-of-the-art system, we are able to give our valued Premium Economy guests a wide and appealing selection of entertainment, which is clearly presented and easy to access. The system is unique in the Middle East and Wataniya Airways is only the third airline in the world to offer it.”

Brad Heckel, President of digEcor said: “Our engineering and development staff have worked hard to provide a product that meets the needs of airlines and entertains passengers. We are therefore very excited to announce Wataniya Airways as our first digEplayer customer in the Middle East. We believe that Wataniya Airways’ guests will be very pleased with the new portable players and the wide range of entertainment it offers with easy to read sub-titles.”

As a start, the new system will be available to guests traveling on long-haul flights to Vienna and Istanbul, with a plan to have it across the whole network in later stages. The system will be available free of charge for all guests on Wataniya Airways’ Premium Economy guests. And while the airline’s guests on BusinessFirst will continue to receive their usual in-seat entertainment, the new portable media players will be available to them on European routes upon request.

About Wataniya Airways

Wataniya Airways, Kuwait’s only premium service airline, commenced operations in January 2009 with point-to-point connections across the Middle East. Flying to numerous GCC, Arab, and European destinations with more destinations to follow, Wataniya Airways offers advantageous services and schedules geared to the specific demands of discerning travellers flying to and from Kuwait. Operating seven A320 aircraft with only 122 seats, Wataniya Airways offers passengers more comfort and space than any other scheduled airline within the same aircraft class. BusinessFirst offers industry leading comfort, utility, dedicated business facilities and personal service, while Premium Economy delivers business class ease and comfort for economy guests. In Kuwait, Wataniya Airways operates from Sheikh Saad Terminal, delivering unprecedented levels of exclusivity, convenience, and efficiency on the ground to all its guests.

Visit www.wataniyaairways.com to find out more.

About digEcor

digEcor provides the aerospace industry a low cost, turnkey in-flight entertainment solution by specializing in content sourcing and management, personal media platforms (PMPs), and end-to-end programs. With years of experience, digEcor focuses on increasing traveler satisfaction, creating easily executed solutions, and generating revenue opportunities for clients. Founded in 2000, digEcor is based in Springville, Utah, with additional offices in Seattle, Amsterdam, and Toulouse, France. For more information, visit www.digEcor.com or call 1-801-489-2022.

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