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Monday, March 14, 2016

Air Europa Adds Satellite-Powered Wi-Fi to Long Haul Fleet

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[Avionics Today 03-14-2016] Air Europa is launching Wi-Fi In-Flight Connectivity (IFC) service on its fleet of long haul aircraft. The Wi-Fi service is supported by satellite coverage and the eXConnect system from Panasonic Avionics. 

Air Europa cabin interior for premium business class passengers. Photo: Air Europa. 

The aircraft that offer Wi-Fi on-board using Panasonic Avionics’ system, are two Airbus 330-200 and one A330-300, it is estimated that from the month of July the entire long haul fleet with have Wi-Fi service on board.

Progressively, Air Europa will install Wi-Fi via satellite on all of its long haul Airbus aircraft. The airline's new Boeing 787 arriving this month will also have this service.

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