Qatar Airways Selects Starlink to Enhance In-Flight Experience with Complimentary High-Speed Internet Connectivity
Qatar Airways has recently partnered with Starlink, making it the largest airline to collaborate with the internet service provider. Through this collaboration, Qatar Airways will soon introduce complimentary high-speed, low-latency internet connectivity on select aircraft and routes.
- Qatar Airways is the largest airline set to offer Starlink’s service on specified aircraft and routes.
- The high-speed, low-latency broadband internet access will be complimentary for all passengers onboard with frictionless ‘One-Click-Access.’
- Starlink will allow passengers to utilize Wi-Fi speed up to 350 megabits per second for gaming, VPN access, sports streaming, and more.
By leveraging Starlink’s technology, the airline aims to further enhance its passenger experience. Once activated, passengers will enjoy ultra-fast Wi-Fi speeds of up to 350 Megabits per second. This will enable them to seamlessly stream their favorite entertainment and sports videos, play online games, browse the web, and enjoy other internet-based services during their flight.
Qatar Airways has recently entered into an agreement with Starlink to provide passengers with a reliable and user-friendly Wi-Fi connection while onboard. This innovative partnership utilizes the advanced satellite communications system developed by SpaceX, known as Starlink, which ensures high-speed internet connection with minimal delays. Qatar Airways and Starlink are currently in the process of finalizing the deployment plan across the entire Qatar Airways fleet. With this collaboration, passengers can look forward to a seamless and enjoyable in-flight internet experience.
Qatar Airways Group Chief Executive, His Excellency Mr. Akbar Al Baker, said: “Qatar Airways is proud to announce its agreement with Starlink to provide seamless and complimentary Wi-Fi to its global passengers. This exciting collaboration is not only in line with our industry-leading approach to technological adoption, but also serves as an unmissable opportunity to connect Starlink to our global passengers. We look forward to our passengers benefitting from this state-of-the-art addition to Qatar Airways’ in-flight experience.”
“Qatar Airways continues to lead the way in prioritizing the passenger experience,” said SpaceX’s Vice President of Starlink Commercial Sales Jonathan Hofeller: “With Starlink set to support the entire Qatar Airways fleet, passengers traveling between over 160 destinations around the world will be able to stay connected with the most advance high-speed internet service from space. In fact, as soon as passengers step onboard the plane, the internet works seamlessly throughout their flight from gate to gate, and all from the comfort of their seats.”