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Bluebox Aviation Systems announced that all customers of its iPad-based in-flight entertainment platforms (Bluebox Ai and Bluebox Hybrid) will be able to benefit from accessible IFE (aIFE) for visually impaired passengers. Existing and future airline customers will now be able to switch between standard and accessibility modes depending on a passenger’s needs. Bluebox aIFE won the APEX Award for Best Inflight Entertainment Innovation at this year’s ceremony.

In other Bluebox news, Air Inuit, announced as a BlueBox Wow wireless IFE customer at APEX EXPO 2017, recently celebrated its 40th anniversary by offering complimentary IFE on the airline’s Boeing 737s and Dash 8s. Onboard content is available in English, French and the region’s Inuktitut language, for passengers flying to Canada’s most northernmost communities.