Articles tagged “inmarsat”

Speedy Wi-Fi Is Finally Coming to European Short-Haul Flights

Speedy Wi-Fi Is Finally Coming to European Short-Haul Flights

Michael Scaturro, Bloomberg

European airlines had long believed they did not need in-flight Wi-Fi for shorter routes. But they've finally realized passengers want to be connected constantly.

3 years ago

European Flyers Will Get Better Web Access From Inmarsat Deal

European Flyers Will Get Better Web Access From Inmarsat Deal

Stefan Nicola and Richard Weiss, Bloomberg

Travelers on European airlines will increasingly be able to surf the Web in the air, and this deal between Inmarsat and Deutsche Telekom will speed things along. Airlines are losing their excuses in not providing Web access to their customers.

4 years ago

Faster In-Flight Wi-Fi Coming Soon on a Global Level

Faster In-Flight Wi-Fi Coming Soon on a Global Level

Andrea Shalal, Reuters

The increased competition in the field is making it better for everyone.

4 years ago

AirAsia Black Box Search Renews Debate on Better Airplane Tracking

AirAsia Black Box Search Renews Debate on Better Airplane Tracking

Richard Clough, Michael Sasso and Kyunghee Park, Bloomberg

When even IATA thinks the airline industry is moving too slow on airplane tracking, you know there's a problem.

5 years ago

Aviation Tech Giants Join Forces to Increase Airline Seat Revenue

Aviation Tech Giants Join Forces to Increase Airline Seat Revenue

Marisa Garcia, Skift

If seats become an effective point-of-sale, will airlines give passengers more room to shop in comfort?

5 years ago

British Airways Likely First Customer of Europe’s New High-Speed In-Flight Wi-Fi Service

British Airways Likely First Customer of Europe’s New High-Speed In-Flight Wi-Fi Service

Marisa Garcia, Skift

We're no doubt in the middle of a new arms race in connectivity. Will better flight tracking go hand-in-hand with faster download speeds?

5 years ago