Passengers flying Australian carrier Qantas will now be provided with individual iPads which can stream more than 200 hours of movies, TV shows and music.
Passengers flying with Singapore Airlines (SIA) can now access the internet for a fee, announced the airline Thursday. SIA passengers will not only be able to send and receive emails on smartphones and other electronic devices during their flight but also send and receive SMS text messages with GSM-compatible mobile phones.
Starting in 2013 Air France-KLM plans to test, in partnership with Panasonic Avionics, a program that brings on-board connectivity to the airlines’ long-haul flights.
Abu Dhabi flag-carrier Etihad has announced plans to roll out onboard wireless connectivity for its long-haul routes. The carrier confirmed September 28 that two aircraft flying between Abu Dhabi and Europe would be kitted out by the end of the year. Further aircraft will be added by March 2012, the airline said, and it is […]
Egypt Air has become the latest airline in the Middle East region to offer in-flight connectivity to passengers. The Egyptian flag-carrier equipped its latest A330-300 with the technology, which allows passengers to use GSM, SMS and GPRS services from their mobile providers on board. Passengers will also be able to use wifi connections throughout the […]