DJ Cuppy and British Airways Join Forces: Afrobeats Takes Flight
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DJ Cuppy and British Airways Join Forces: Afrobeats Takes Flight

Plans have been concluded by British Airways to bring Nigerian-born musician DJ Cuppy Afrobeats to Flyers, with an exclusive playlist available onboard from the 1st of November, 2023.

This is to celebrate the increase in the number of flights between Africa and London with the launch of British Airways’ new route from Accra to London Gatwick – in addition to its daily services to London Heathrow.

DJ Cuppy and British Airways

Cuppy’s DJ skills have taken her to over 30 countries across the globe. She has curated her top tracks for the airline’s inflight entertainment system.

This playlist will transport travelers to a far-away paradise before their flight has even touched down.

Customers across British Airways’ entire long-haul network will be able to enjoy tracks including “Jollof On The Jet” and “Feel Good”, blending spicy African beats with hip hop and reggae.

DJ Cuppy speaks on partnership

Musician, frequent flyer, and philanthropist, DJ Cuppy, said: “Like British Airways, music has the power to transport us to different places around the world so I’m super excited to partner with them on their first ever Afrobeats playlist, bringing feel-good vibes right to flyers’ seats. I’m pleased to add this exclusive mix to their extensive music collection and hope customers sit back, plug in their headphones, and turn the volume up!”

What British Airways said

British Airways’ Chief Customer Officer, Calum Laming said: “Enjoying the latest music, films, and boxsets is one of the things our customers most look forward to when they fly with us, so we’re pleased to partner with Cuppy and bring more exclusive mixes to flyers’ fingertips. This year we’ve doubled the entertainment content available on board and music lovers can settle in and enjoy curated playlists and popular podcasts from every genre.”

What you need to know

The airline is set to launch a new route from Accra to London Gatwick this week. 

This joins the existing daily service to London Heathrow and gives travelers more choices of flight times and airports.

The airline hinted that flights will depart Accra at 21.20 on Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Sundays, to land in Gatwick at 04.00.

It also noted that a fourth weekly service will be added to the route timetable from April next year.

Customers can stream content on their devices using the airline’s WiFi connectivity with various packages available, including messaging and ‘browse and stream’ options.

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