Delta Air Lines, Viasat’s Next-Gen In-Flight Connectivity

MIAMI – In a press release today, Viasat announced that Delta Air Lines (DL) has selected the company to provide next-generation Ka-band satellite in-flight connectivity (IFC) solution for more than 300 mainline narrow-body aircraft.

The planes involved include both new delivery and retrofits on A321ceo, 737-900ER and select 757-200 aircraft. DL expects to install the technology by summer 2021, having the option to add additional fleets.

Delta will upgrade its current IFC system to Viasat’s more advanced Ka-band satellite-powered technology. This will help Delta to provide all customers with enhanced and reliable in-flight internet capabilities to any internet-ready device, gate-to-gate.

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Source:: “Airways Magazine”

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