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Press Release: Interjet inks multiple aircraft IFEC deal with Panasonic

Source: runwaygirlnetwork.com »

Mexico City-based Interjet has selected Panasonic Avionics Corporation’s (Panasonic) innovative inflight entertainment (IFE) system and Wi-Fi connectivity service for its fleet of Airbus A320 and A321 aircraft.

The initial aircraft will be delivered from Airbus in November 2017, and this A321 NEO aircraft will be the first Panasonic-equipped aircraft to be line fit with connectivity by the OEM.

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EL AL Israel Airlines and ViaSat Bring In-flight Wi-Fi Innovation to New Boeing 787 Dreamliner Aircraft

Source: prnewswire.com »

TEL AVIV, Israel and CARLSBAD, Calif., Sept. 6, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — ViaSat Inc. (Nasdaq: VSAT), a global broadband services and technology company, today announced long-time airline partner, EL AL Israel Airlines, has selected the ViaSat in-flight internet system to power the Airline’s high-speed onboard Wi-Fi experience across all of its new Boeing 787 Dreamliner aircraft.

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Air Astana B767 goes live with Inmarsat GX inflight connectivity

Source: getconnected.aero »

Passengers flying on Air Astana are now able to access high-speed broadband inflight connectivity, with the airline’s first Boeing 767 featuring the Inmarsat GX Aviation service.

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CSL 1010 launches data roaming for airplane passengers

Source: disruptive.asia »

CSL says it is first mobile operator in Hong Kong to offer “In-flight Day Pass” to enable customers of its 1010 business branded service to use data roaming while onboard an airplane.

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CSL launches inflight roaming day pass

Source: telcomasia.net »

Hong Kong’s CSL has launched a new inflight day pass service offering a daily fixed charge for data roaming while on board a plane.

CSL is offering the service for a promotional rate of HK$98, to be increased to HK$178 from October 1.

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Surf’s up at 35,000ft with Virgin Atlantic: Carrier becomes the first European airline to offer Wi-Fi across its entire fleet

Source: dailymail.co.uk »

Virgin Atlantic has become the first airline in Europe to offer Wi-Fi across its entire fleet.

It means that its customers can remain connected across flights to and from the US, the Caribbean, Africa, Asia and the Middle East.

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Virgin Australia switching on Wi-Fi for domestic and international flights

Source: zdnet.com »

Virgin Australia has announced the rollout of in-flight Wi-Fi on more than 90 percent of its domestic and international aircraft.

Virgin said it plans to equip most of its Boeing 737 and all of its Boeing 777 aircraft with satellite technology by the end of 2018, while the fit-out of its Airbus A330s will be complete by the second half of 2019.

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Three airlines get a reality check on inflight Internet

Source: ausbt.com.au »

Recent changes to the inflight Internet plans of Emirates, Etihad Airways and Finnair are reducing the amount of data that many travellers can download and the amount of time they can spend online, unless they’re willing to pay more for the same amount of connectivity.

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