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Wifi across the Pacific gets a major boost…

Passengers flying across the Pacific Ocean are set for a major upgrade in inflight connectivity performance. Panasonic Avionics and Eutelsat announced this week that Eutelsat 172b is now in service, delivering a massive increase in…

Which 747-8 is next up for high-speed wifi?

The Boeing 747-8 is set to receive Ka-band satellite inflight connectivity in 2018. Lufthansa Technik announced the it won a contract to fit the aircraft starting next year. The deal covers "several" aircraft but the…

Netflix wants your inflight wifi to be free,…

Netflix wants to be a major player in the inflight entertainment world and it is not going to let that pesky detail of limited inflight connectivity get in the way. Billing itself as the "world’s…

Inflight connectivity coming to Interjet

Mexican LCC Interjet is set to add inflight connectivity to its fleet. The carrier will add Panasonic Avionics' eXConnect solution to its new A320 & A321 fleet starting later this year. The initial aircraft will…

Faster wifi flying on Singapore 777s

Add another deployed airline to the Inmarsat Global Xpress roster. A Singapore Airlines 777 showed up at Los Angeles on Saturday afternoon (23 Sept 2017) sporting a new radome on top. Ship 9V-SWQ took a…