in-flight Wi-Fi

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in-flight Wi-Fi

Internet service via wireless Ethernet (Wi-Fi) for airplane passengers with laptops and mobile devices. In 2008, airlines began again to offer Wi-Fi service after failed attempts a few years earlier. The wireless connection between plane and Internet is made via air-to-ground (ATG) towers or via satellites. See Wi-Fi.
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With plans to rollout inflight Wi-Fi on our long-haul flights, Norwegian will be in a better position to increasingly target business passengers as we also have plans for more exciting routes and flights to the USA, South America and Asia.
According to the research finding of OnAir, a Swiss research company, 75% of airlines plan to invest in inflight Wi-Fi services for their passengers, and 70% of the airlines are now investing in inflight Internet service training for their employees.
Our recent passenger survey found that more than half (56%) of business travellers who have previously used inflight Wi-Fi believe it greatly improved their inflight experience.
Alaska Airlines has selected Gogo to provide next-generation satellite-based inflight Wi-Fi service across its entire Boeing and Airbus fleet, the company said.
Having reliable inflight Wi-Fi is also great for entertaining kids throughout the entire flight.
These were complemented by onboard product and service enhancements across all cabin classes including the expansion of its free inflight wi-fi service.
As such, 60 per cent of all passengers say that inflight wi-fi is now a necessity rather than a luxury.
Dubai: Emirates has expanded its popular free inflight Wi-Fi service with generous rates for all flyers.
Short-haul flights are operated by a fleet of brand new Boeing 737 aircraft offering passengers free inflight Wi-Fi.
Holidaymakers can also benefit from free inflight Wi-Fi keeping passengers connected at 35,000ft.
While noting that developments such as e-tickets, bar-coded boarding passes, airport self-check-in kiosks and inflight Wi-Fi had transformed the passenger experience, the need was to have similar efficiencies on the cargo side of the business.
Inflight Wi-Fi by US carriers to see upgrade in 2016 Three out of four providers of inflight Wi-Fi to US carriers plan to ramp up their technology for faster streaming.