Dawson Media Direct is the world's leading distributor of newspapers, magazines and digital publications to airlines and international rail operators.

We work with over 120 airlines across 115 airports worldwide, and manage more than 130 million daily newspapers and magazines a year.

Latest News from DMD

25th July 2016

Introducing a new dedicated website for DMD Thailand

The new website is entirely dual-language, in Thai and English, providing an online guide to DMD products and services – both print and digital – on the ground (and in the air) in Thailand, and also around the globe.

4th July 2016

DMD digital magazine service takes off on fabulous new Cathay Pacific A350-900 XWB aircraft

The service enhances the reading-matter offer significantly across cabin classes in an IFE experience innovated for the airline’s new-generation fleet, which grows to 22 units through 2016-2017.

DMD Phantom provides inflight entertainment to airlines & travel operators, manages content & production services, delivers superior value & innovation and co-owns IFE platform provider Bluebox Avionics.

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