AC Rouge Now Offering Satellite Internet On A319s

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Air Canada Rouge has begun offering high-speed, satellite internet aboard its Airbus A319 aircraft.

Air Canada says Rouge pax will now have access to the fastest internet service on a Canadian airline, giving them the ability to email, stream video and music, surf the web and more while flying. 

AC plans to complete installation of satellite internet service on all AC Rouge A321 and Boeing 767-300ER aircraft by the end of 2018. Pricing has not been announced, but customers will be able to choose from various levels of service based on required bandwidth.

"Air Canada was the first Canadian carrier to offer customers in-flight connectivity and today, we are pleased to extend this service on Air Canada Rouge, said Benjamin Smith, President, Passenger Airlines. 

"High-speed internet is another great on-board entertainment option for our customers and strengthens Air Canada Rouge's promise to provide a wonderful beginning and ending to any vacation."

Roll out of Gogo's new 2KU service on all 20 Air Canada Rouge narrow-body A319s will be completed this month. To coincide with the launch, on these aircraft, Rouge is updating its wireless In-Flight Entertainment experience to the next generation of gate to gate, on-demand entertainment and information.

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