Air New Zealand’s Kerry Reeves explains why the carrier will bide its time before offering onboard Wi-Fi, and why “personal interaction” is the number one priority.
ANA has partnered with Panasonic Avionics to offer three live TV channels and Wi-Fi onboard its first 787-9, which will serve the Tokyo-Munich route.
FTE takes a closer look at the latest launches from the likes of Gogo, Rockwell Collins, Thales, Inmarsat, Honeywell, ViaSat and GEE.
Passengers onboard one of Air China’s Boeing 777s were able to watch a live broadcast by Xinhua News Agency in the latest Ku-band connectivity trial.
Rockwell Collins has signed an MoU with OneWeb Ltd to be the exclusive developer and provider of satcom terminals for OneWeb’s high-speed broadband service.
Delta has become the third airline to sign up to Gogo’s 2Ku service, which will enable the carrier to expand its Wi-Fi coverage area to over-water routes.
Japan Airlines’ onboard connectivity service has gone live on selected 767-300ERs and 787-8s this week, as the carrier continues the rollout of Wi-Fi.
The leisure carrier has just a matter of weeks to decide which connectivity solution to invest in – a decision that could have a major impact on future operations.