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Emirates doubles free WiFi to 20MB before you start paying

Source: ausbt.com.au »

Emirates will give economy passengers a larger serve of free inflight Internet before new data charges kick in.

The Qantas partner carrier currently provides 10MB of free access to all passengers, followed by a modest ask of just US$1 for each 500MB of data.

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Emirates to offer free inflight WiFi in business, first class

Source: ausbt.com.au »

Emirates is shaking up its inflight Internet plans to include “unlimited free WiFi” for business class and first class passengers while increasing the cost of the service for economy travellers.

The Gulf carrier currently gives all passengers 10MB of free access to its satellite Internet system, with each additional 500MB of data available for just US$1.

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IAG’s Level subsidiary takes flight

Source: businesstraveller.com »

International Airlines Group (IAG) has launched the first flights of its low-cost, long-haul subsidiary Level.

Twice-weekly services between Barcelona and Los Angeles launched yesterday (June 1), with thrice-weekly flights from the Catalan capital to Oakland International following today, and services to Punta Cana and Buenos Aires launching later this month.

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Live on Air: IMG’s Sport24 Quenches Passengers’ Thirst for Real-Time Sports Coverage

Source: apex.aero »

APEX Insight: IMG’s Sport24 channel satisfies the cravings of air-traveling sports fans.

Video on demand means the days of having to plan an evening around watching a movie or TV show have largely disappeared. But premium sports events are among the few remaining experiences in which an entire mass audience watches the same thing, at the same time.

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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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