First connected British Airways aircraft offers free WiFi onboard

British Airways is offering free WiFi access on-board flights, in partnership with Visa, for browsing. The carrier is gradually deploying WiFi connectivity on their long-haul aircraft fleet. So, those who find themselves on one of their fist connected aircraft can be lucky to get an hour of free browsing, but for a limited time. The […]

In-flight Wi-Fi on short-haul flights of British Airways soon

British Airways is planning to offer from 2017, in-flight Wi-Fi internet access on its short-haul flights, according to its owner, IAG. Other IAG-owned airlines like Iberia, Aer Lingus and Vueling would be also offering Wi-Fi onboard. Many of the rival airlines have already started offering in-flight internet access, with a few of them offering it […]

European Virgin Atlantic to offer broadband in-flight at 70Mbps

Virgin Atlantic would become the first European air carrier to offer in-flight connectivity on-board with speeds of up to 70 Mbps. Richard Branson’s airline would be offering the new service in the middle of next year. The service deploys GoGo’s in-flight connectivity technology called 2Ku. It will make use of the latest Ku-band satellite antennas, […]

Inmarsat and BA discuss deployment of In-Flight Broadband

The global satellite communication provider, Inmarsat, has stated that they are in discussion with British Airways (BA) on using their new services of providing in-flight broadband to passengers flying on routes. Inmarsat based in England, offers the new service by integrating a satellite/air-ground network, that the provider will build by erecting new ground-stations based on […]