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You Can Now Listen to Audible Audiobooks & Podcasts on Air Canada Flight

Air Canada has become the first airline to offer Canadian Audible Original Audiobooks and Podcasts through its in-flight entertainment system.

“We’re thrilled to announce Audible as the latest global brand to work with Air Canada as we continue to expand the in-flight entertainment choices we offer our customers,” says John Moody, Managing Director, Product Design at Air Canada. “Entertainment is an important part of the in-flight experience, and with a growing interest in audio stories, the addition of inspiring and engaging articles and interviews in audio format complements the diverse range of content available in our unparalleled in-flight programming.”

“Audible is committed to creating exceptional listening experiences for its customers around the world – including as they travel for pleasure or business,” adds Georgia Knox, Canada Country Manager at Audible. “Through our collaboration with Air Canada, we’re able to inspire, entertain and inform more listeners than ever before on their journeys. Travellers will have access to an extensive list of content including a selection of Canadian Audible Originals that we develop with up-and-coming talent and some of the country’s biggest names.”  

The collaboration adds a starting point of 160 hours of Audible Original Audiobook and Podcast content to Air Canada’s existing 2,500+ hours of IFE, which includes 420+ movies, 1,000+ TV episodes, 130+ albums, podcasts, and more. The range of new Audible programming includes sports, true crime, family, wellness, action & adventure, comedy, and more. The catalogue features a wide range of Canadian content in both English and French, with highlights including, Sidney Crosby: The Rookie Year; Seven Truths; Women Talking; Roudoudous en laponie; Main-Basse sur le monde; and more, with new titles to come.

Audible is also offering Air Canada customers two free months of membership to enjoy new favourites at home or on the next trip. 

Air Canada’s partnership with Audible follows the airline’s recent expansions to its in-flight entertainment options. In May, Air Canada launched free text-based messaging for all Aeroplan members worldwide on all Wi-Fi equipped aircraft across Air Canada’s fleet, including Air Canada Rouge and Air Canada Express. Last November, Air Canada became the only Canadian carrier to offer live Canadian TV featuring English and French channels, giving customers the ability to cheer on their favourite sports teams by watching global sporting events in real time, as well as live news onboard equipped flights. This summer, Air Canada also added Apple TV+ content to its in-flight entertainment roster.