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.
Gogo has confirmed that it has received regulatory approval from the FCC to operate its 2Ku in-flight connectivity solution on 1,000 aircraft. Read full article »
Virgin America has become the first airline to offer Gogo’s ATG-4 Wi-Fi service across its entire fleet of 53 Airbus A320 Family aircraft.
Verizon Wireless has declared 26 November – the day before Thanksgiving – “Connection Day” and will offer free onboard Wi-Fi to air travellers.
SriLankan Airlines has partnered with OnAir to equip one of its A330-300s with onboard Wi-Fi and mobile services, marking its first e-enabled aircraft.
Sir Tim Clarke speaks of his plans for Emirates to offer free, high-quality onboard Wi-Fi, while recognising the current “slew of technical limitations”.