Connectivity

United Airlines to Connect Aircraft Via Viasat

By Nick Zazulia | February 9, 2018

A rendering of the ViaSat2, one of the satellites which will be furnishing United flights with connectivity. (Photo courtesy Viasat)

Viasat will equip more than 70 United Airlines aircraft with its latest in-flight connectivity system, the company said today. It will also serve as the in-flight internet service provider for the airline, providing high-speed internet to United passengers.

The craft Viasat will service will include at least 58 of United’s new Boeing 737MAX jets. No specific date has been released, but Viasat said that United will begin installing the California-based company’s system on its aircraft in the coming months.

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