Since Spirit Airlines announced plans to add in-flight Wi-Fi services four years ago, the carrier has planned to market its offering differently than other airlines. Now, two months after completing the A320/A321 installs and after a year of active testing, the service is out of beta and Spirit is kicking off a major marketing push.
Airlines are upgrading their service — and dropping the price.
Thanks to the Washington Post for including a few of my observations in this round up of where the industry is headed.
Key to Starlink's expansion in to the maritime and aviation mobility markets is the ability to deliver service off-shore. And in less than a year the company expects to have enough in orbit to be able to deliver coverage anywhere on earth.
Gogo needs to replace the Chinese-sourced hardware in its cellular network across North America. That's a pricey proposition. Fortunately for the company and its investors, the US government is chipping in a sizable share.