What’s the wifi use case for non-Chinese flying China Eastern?
Shanghai-based China Eastern Airlines is the first Chinese airline to launch international inflight connectivity, using Panasonic Avionics’ eXConnect Ku-band system on the airline’s newest Boeing 777-300ER aircraft. A high-speed rollout will start between Shanghai, New York and Toronto, and will reach San Francisco and Vancouver in December, for a total of 20 outfitted aircraft in just six weeks. Domestic services from Shanghai to Beijing, Guangzhou, Kunming, and Chongqing will also be served. The airline has significant operations from its Shanghai Pudong and Hongqiao hubs, including US and EU destinations.
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China Eastern First Chinese Carrier to Launch International Wi-Fi, in Partnership with Panasonic
China Eastern Airlines has today become the first Chinese carrier to launch inflight connectivity on international flights, partnering with Panasonic Avionics.
The leading Chinese carrier, which, in partnership with China Telecom Satellite, was also the first to offer Wi-Fi on domestic flights, has installed Panasonic’s award-winning eXConnect inflight connectivity system on its newest Boeing 777-300ER aircraft.
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Jazeera Airways to offer free inflight connectivity via Global Xpress
Jazeera Airways is not shy about making history. As the first privately owned airline in Kuwait, the low-cost carrier has been a leader in many developments. That leadership role continued this week at the Dubai Air Show with a commitment to fit its Airbus A320 fleet with the Inmarsat Global Xpress (GX) inflight connectivity solution, and the revelation that it will offer the service for free to passengers.
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