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

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13th March 2018

Meet the Team: who we are, where we are and what we like to do!

Whether you’re a publisher or a travel operator, in Europe, Asia or the Americas, there’s a mountain-biking-yoga-loving-home-cooking-rock-singing DMD human nearby who’d be very pleased to meet you!


8th February 2018

DMD provided newspapers and magazines are on the right track for Eurostar business passengers

Eurostar’s business travellers are highly satisfied with the magazine and newspaper selection provided to them on board and in business lounges, a recent Eurostar survey has shown. A broad range of complimentary print and digital publications in both English and French is provided to Eurostar Business Premier customers, with the service managed by DMD in […]


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.

Connect Group PLC

Our parent group operates four market-focused divisions, offering unrivalled expertise in News & Media, Books, Education & Care and Parcel Freight. Its businesses are recognised as among the best in their respective markets. At the heart of Connect Group's News & Media division are Smiths News and its specialist subsidiary DMD.


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