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Friday, April 17, 2015

Southwest Selects GEE Connectivity for Incoming Boeing 737 MAX Fleet

Juliet Van Wagenen

Bahrain International AirportBoeing 737 Max in Southwest livery
Boeing 737 Max in Southwest livery. Photo: Boeing

[Avionics Today 04-17-2015] Southwest Airlines has chosen Global Eagle Entertainment’s (GEE) Ku-band global satellite connectivity system to be factory installed on its orders for the Boeing 737 MAX.

Southwest is Boeing's launch customer for the 737 MAX program and the airlines expects to take the first deliveries of these airplanes in 2017. The airplanes will be delivered to Southwest with GEE's connectivity system pre-installed, enabling passengers to access the Internet and the airline's free live TV service.

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