Kinowelt’s in-flight biz ramps up with U.S. buy

German co. gets 30% share of transatlantic market

BERLIN — Kinowelt Medien has acquired U.S. in-flight entertainment company Entertainment Concepts in a move it says transforms it into “the global market leader.”

Kinowelt will integrate the company into its existing in-flight German-based subsidiary Atlas Air and rename the L.A.-based venture Atlas Air Entertainment Concepts.

Deal will give Kinowelt a 30% share of the in-flight entertainment market and offices on both sides of the Atlantic.

The in-flight entertainment market is expected to grow by 40% through 2003, according to a Kinowelt statement.

More Biz

  • Comcast Bid for Sky May Not

    Comcast Bid for Sky May Not Face Same Regulatory Scrutiny as Fox Offer

    BERLIN — Kinowelt Medien has acquired U.S. in-flight entertainment company Entertainment Concepts in a move it says transforms it into “the global market leader.” Kinowelt will integrate the company into its existing in-flight German-based subsidiary Atlas Air and rename the L.A.-based venture Atlas Air Entertainment Concepts. Deal will give Kinowelt a 30% share of the […]

  • Mila Kunis Seth Meyers Stacey Snider

    Mila Kunis, Seth Meyers, Stacey Snider and Others to Keynote Variety's Inaugural Path to Parity Women's Summit

    BERLIN — Kinowelt Medien has acquired U.S. in-flight entertainment company Entertainment Concepts in a move it says transforms it into “the global market leader.” Kinowelt will integrate the company into its existing in-flight German-based subsidiary Atlas Air and rename the L.A.-based venture Atlas Air Entertainment Concepts. Deal will give Kinowelt a 30% share of the […]

  • Shonda Rhimes, Tyra Banks - TheSkimm

    TheSkimm Closes $12 Million Round With Shonda Rhimes, Tyra Banks Among Group of Women Investors

    BERLIN — Kinowelt Medien has acquired U.S. in-flight entertainment company Entertainment Concepts in a move it says transforms it into “the global market leader.” Kinowelt will integrate the company into its existing in-flight German-based subsidiary Atlas Air and rename the L.A.-based venture Atlas Air Entertainment Concepts. Deal will give Kinowelt a 30% share of the […]

  • Prince Harry and Meghan MarkleThe wedding

    How Oprah, Ava DuVernay and Reese Witherspoon Celebrate the Royal Wedding

    BERLIN — Kinowelt Medien has acquired U.S. in-flight entertainment company Entertainment Concepts in a move it says transforms it into “the global market leader.” Kinowelt will integrate the company into its existing in-flight German-based subsidiary Atlas Air and rename the L.A.-based venture Atlas Air Entertainment Concepts. Deal will give Kinowelt a 30% share of the […]

  • Prince Harry and Meghan MarkleThe wedding

    Watch the Gospel Choir's Rendition of 'Stand By Me' at the Royal Wedding

    BERLIN — Kinowelt Medien has acquired U.S. in-flight entertainment company Entertainment Concepts in a move it says transforms it into “the global market leader.” Kinowelt will integrate the company into its existing in-flight German-based subsidiary Atlas Air and rename the L.A.-based venture Atlas Air Entertainment Concepts. Deal will give Kinowelt a 30% share of the […]

  • Prince Harry and Meghan MarkleThe wedding

    Prince Harry Marries U.S. Actress Meghan Markle

    BERLIN — Kinowelt Medien has acquired U.S. in-flight entertainment company Entertainment Concepts in a move it says transforms it into “the global market leader.” Kinowelt will integrate the company into its existing in-flight German-based subsidiary Atlas Air and rename the L.A.-based venture Atlas Air Entertainment Concepts. Deal will give Kinowelt a 30% share of the […]

  • Prince Harry and Meghan MarkleThe wedding

    Thousands Descend on Windsor for Wedding of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle

    BERLIN — Kinowelt Medien has acquired U.S. in-flight entertainment company Entertainment Concepts in a move it says transforms it into “the global market leader.” Kinowelt will integrate the company into its existing in-flight German-based subsidiary Atlas Air and rename the L.A.-based venture Atlas Air Entertainment Concepts. Deal will give Kinowelt a 30% share of the […]

More From Our Brands

Access exclusive content