Nine News grounded by Qantas
Qantas in-flight news will soon no longer be produced by Nine, but SKY News.
The Australian reports has a tender process has been won by Multi Channel Network and SKY, as part of a broader deal.
SKY News will provide multiple news bulletins while Foxtel and FOX Sports will provide additional content.
Group executive brand marketing and corporate affairs Olivia Wirth said, “SKY News, Foxtel and FOX Sports were able to offer us an integrated package of news, entertainment and sport, with a focus on ‘on-demand’, which is central to how they already deliver their content.
Qantas will be able to tap in to Live SKY News bulletins before aircraft depart as well as Live news in lounges overseas from 2015.
Foxtel previously supplied a Live2Air in-flight entertainment service on Virgin Blue.