Air Canada To Offer In-flight Wi-Fi Aboard International Flights
Air Canada has announced that it will begin offering satellite connectivity on international flights this fall providing the opportunity for pax to e-mail, use the internet and stream entertainment at broadband speeds. AC already provides pax in-flight Wi-Fi connectivity on its fleet of narrow-body aircraft in North America.
"Air Canada is pleased to announce it will offer customers the ability to stay connected whenever and wherever they fly by extending in-flight, North American connectivity to its wide-body aircraft flying overseas using satellite technology," said Benjamin Smith, President, Passenger Airlines at Air Canada. "While business travellers will welcome satellite Wi-Fi service as a productivity tool, it will have widespread appeal for all travellers by allowing them to stay in touch, access the internet and enjoy additional entertainment options throughout their entire journey."
Under the agreement, AC will begin installing Gogo® 2Ku satellite technology on its wide-body fleet this fall on its Boeing 777 aircraft.