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AirNZ touts ‘innovative’ inflight WiFi pricing in launch lead-up

Source: ausbt.com.au »

Air New Zealand is moving steadily towards the launch of inflight internet on domestic and international flights, with the airline now running the numbers on how it will price its sky-high WiFi connectivity,

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Qantas Now Offers WiFi on Domestic Flights

Source: globaltravelerusa.com »

Qantas launched in-flight WiFi on its Boeing 737-800 for its domestic flights in Australia.

The move marks the start of a rollout across 80 Qantas planes; it will be complete by the end of next year. The service uses broadband providers Viasat and Nbn’s Sky Muster satellite service for speeds up to 10 times faster than other providers.

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Icelandair Becomes First Airline to Bring High-Speed Connectivity and Internet Streaming to Transatlantic Flights with ViaSat’s In-flight Internet System

Source: prnewswire.com »

CARLSBAD, Calif. and REYKJAVIK, Iceland, May 22, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Icelandair, in operation since 1937, has a long history of bridging North America and mainland Europe through Iceland. Today, the Airline announced it will bring the fastest, most powerful in-flight connectivity and internet streaming service to passengers – across this transatlantic bridge – through a new partnership with global broadband services and technology company, ViaSat Inc. (NASDAQ: VSAT).

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British Airways launches inflight Internet: £5/hour to £24/flight

Source: ausbt.com.au »

British Airways is now offering high-speed inflight Internet on selected international flights, with domestic and European flights to follow by the end of the year, at prices ranging from £5 to £24 (A$8.75 to A$42).

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In-flight wifi on Asia-Pacific airlines: what you need to know

Source: businesstraveller.com »

Air New Zealand

Wifi?
Launching second half of 2017

Pricing
Expected to be announced in first half of 2017

In October last year, Air New Zealand announced it would begin introducing inflight wifi on board its flights starting from the second half of 2017. Flights between New Zealand and Australia will be the first to receive the service, with wifi progressively being made available aboard its Tasman, Pacific Island and long-haul jet fleets from the end of 2017. Domestic flights will get the service last, with introduction set for 2018.

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Qantas kicks off commercial in-flight Wi-Fi with speeds of around 7Mbps

Source: zdnet.com »

Qantas has commercially launched its free in-flight Wi-Fi in beta mode on-board one of its Boeing 737 aircraft that travels between Melbourne, Sydney, and Brisbane, making the service available for around 15,000 customers per month travelling on these routes.

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Qantas to start free inflight Internet trials on Friday April 7

Source: ausbt.com.au »

Qantas will flick the switch on its free inflight Internet service on Friday April 7 as challenger Virgin Australia readies a similar launch of its own sky-high WiFi technology later this month.

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