Finnair, ViaSat Partner For
Finnair has announced a new partnership with broadband and technology company ViaSat Inc.ViaSat will provide an end-to-end inflight connection service for the entire Finnair fleet, including the installation of a high-speed wireless Internet network on the carrier’s entire Airbus A320 series short-haul fleet flying in Europe.
The setup of the WiFi equipment will start in May 2017, and is projected to be complete by June 2018. Finnair is currently operating six A350-XWB aircraft which already offer wireless connectivity, with another five slated for delivery by the end of next year. Finnair is also retrofitting its entire long-haul fleet of Airbus A330 aircraft with WiFi connectivity by May 2017.
Finnair’s wireless Internet access is free for Business class passengers, Finnair Plus Gold and Platinum customers, and oneworld Sapphire and Emerald level customers, and is available for purchase in economy class.
To learn more visit finnair.com.