Viasat satellite internet now available on Gulfstream G450s
Gulfstream G450 owners now have another choice for inflight internet service. Viasat announced receipt of a Supplemental Type Certification (STC) for installation of its Global Aero Terminal 5510 on the type.
JAL confirms 2Ku deployment on J-Air E190 fleet
Japan Airlines confirmed expansion of its inflight internet deployment to part of its regional jet fleet. The carrier's first E190 – operated by subsidiary J-AIR – officially returned to service with the Intelsat 2Ku hardware on board late last year.
Delta makes it official: Inflight WiFi will be free
Delta Air Lines is making inflight Wi-Fi free on board. The new program launches 1 February 2023, though it comes with more fine print than the company is letting on.
Viasat secures 737 type certification in China
Viasat continues to expand the scope of its inflight connectivity offering in China. The company announced this week it secured a Civil Aviation Administration of China (CAAC) Validation of Supplemental Type Certificate (VSTC) to install its advanced Ka-band satellite connectivity system on the Boeing 737NG aircraft series.
Another Stellar IFC experience flying
As OneWeb moves to deliver its near-global internet services by the end of the year, another aircraft type is now flying with a test version of the Stellar Blu hardware on board.
AirBaltic picks Starlink for inflight internet
Inflight WiFi is coming to airBaltic. The carrier will fit its fleet of A220-300 aircraft with the SpaceX Starlink system, providing complimentary internet services in the sky.
Emirates selects Inmarsat GX for A350 inflight WiFi
The newest Emirates aircraft will fly with Inmarsat's GX Aviation inflight internet solution on board. The incoming fleet of Airbus A350s will offer the high speed WiFi solution across all 50 aircraft, with deliveries expected to begin in 2024.
easyJet expands AirFi deployment to 100+ aircraft
More than 100 additional easyJet planes are now flying with AirFi's WiFi-based streaming entertainment and passenger engagement portal on board. The move follows a successful trial of the technology on easyJet's Swiss-registered fleet earlier this fall.