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SAS launches in-flight Wi-Fi using Viasat's internet system

Wednesday 16 May 2018 | 20:14 CET | News
Scandinavian Airlines System (SAS) launched commercial service of its new high-speed in-flight Wi-Fi service on its short- and medium-haul routes between Scandinavia and Europe using a satellite communications system supplied by Viasat. The service provides SAS passengers with gate-to-gate access to the internet for advanced streaming and other online applications. A total of 28 aircraft were already equipped with the new system and around 40 aircraft will have it on-board by September. SAS expects the vast majority of its fleet to be Wi-Fi-enabled by the first quarter of 2020.

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Categories: Internet / Broadcast & Satellite
Companies: ViaSat
Countries: Europe / Scandinavia
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