By Sami Zaptia.
Tripoli, 11 September 2013:
|Libya Herald’s vital stats February 2012-August 2013|
|3.6 million visits|
|86 million page views|
|221 million hits|
Libya Herald has signed an historic agreement with the world’s foremost specialist in-flight entertainment software and solutions provider, DTI.
As a result, Libya Herald’s Business Eye magazine will now be available digitally to air passengers on in-flight entertainment screens on Libyan Airlines’ long haul flights serviced by their new Airbus A330-200’s, and could be available soon on numerous other carriers across the globe.
To the best of our knowledge, Libya Herald will be the first ever Libyan publication to be featured digitally on board flights.
DTI’s eReader technology is the leading global provider of in-flight entertainment software and solutions. DTI owns 90 percent of the worldwide in-flight games market and approximately 400 million passengers see DTI content each year.
It caters to over 100 airlines around the world, including Libyan Airlines, with a catalogue of over 150 titles with a large number of content providers, game publishers, movie studios, entertainment companies, magazine aggregators and news providers – now including Libya Herald’s Business Eye magazine.
Air travelers today are content hungry, confined to their seats for most of the flight, they are eager to be entertained in a multiplicity of ways. Today’s modern fleets of aircraft provide an array of in-flight entertainment on their medium-long haul flights through their in-flight entertainment module.
Gone are the days of reading hardcopy. Digital technology means that in-flight entertainment is provided via the in-flight screen – the modern way of reading in the sky.
Libya Herald maybe only 18 months old, but in such a short period of time it has raced away from the field to become the market leader in its niche.
Up to the end of August 2013, it has notched up 3.6 million visits, 86 million page views and 221 million hits since its launch in February 2012. Equally, as of last week, it also posted its 5,000th story!
Libya Herald has embraced the latest digital technologies and combined with the world’s leading in-flight solution provider to offer travelers a digital reading experience during their flight. Now, travelers to Libya, and beyond, can digitally read Libya’s foremost English-language business publication from their seats, before they land.
So, lookout for us on your next trip on your in-flight entertainment screens – as we join you onboard flying high in the sky so that you land better informed on Libya’s business scene.
A version of this article first appeared in the August/September edition of Libya Herald’s Business Eye magazine. [/restrict]