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Burgers On A Plane: Why Wi-Fi Matters?

A burger. A plane. A VIP seat. A fascinating documentary journalist with an out-of-date phone. Wi-Fi.

This is this week’s top passenger experience story. Because I said so.

Because people will pay for Wi-Fi. Just Because.

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Thales Will Build Inmarsat’s EU High-Speed Inflight Wi-Fi Infrastructure

Thales will develop and build a Complementary Ground Component (CGC) terminal for Inmarsat’s new European Aviation Network (EAN) high-speed inflight connectivity (IFC) solution.

Inmarsat first announced its interest in building a hybrid network in Europe which would capitalise on both satellite and cellular tower infrastructure to make high-speed in-flight Wi-Fi connections more readily available in the European skies back in 2014, announcing a projected launch date for the end of 2016.

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Boeing Low-Profile In-Flight Broadband Antenna Clears Key Test Hurdles

Boeing has completed environmental and performance qualification testing on the aircraft satellite communications low-profile phased array antenna system it is developing for multipurpose satellite operator Al Yah Satellite Company (Yahsat) of the United Arab Emirates. The aircraft manufacturer indicates that […]