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Another international airline to equip its planes with fast Wi-Fi from Starlink: details

Elon Musk's Starlink will allow Qatar Airways passengers to use high-speed Wi-Fi on board. Find out more about when the Internet will be available on airplanes and what other airlines are planning to implement such an initiative

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One of the world's leading airlines, Qatar Airways, announces the introduction of free Internet access for its passengers.


It is noted that Qatar Airways will start equipping its planes with fast Internet from Starlink, a company owned by Elon Musk. 


Qatar Airways introduces fast internet on board its planes: what is known


The new initiative will allow airline passengers to use Wi-Fi at speeds of up to 350 megabits per second, providing the opportunity to play games, use VPNs, watch sports broadcasts and much more.


Akbar Al Baker, Chief Executive Officer of Qatar Airways Group, expressed his pride in the agreement signed with Starlink to provide continuous and free Wi-Fi access to passengers around the world. 


It is important to note that high-speed broadband Internet access with minimal latency will be available to all passengers with convenient "one-click access" during the flight.


Qatar Airways and Starlink are currently in the pre-launch phase of a strategy to roll out this service across the fleet.


What other airlines have Starlink Wi-Fi on board?


As you know, Qatar Airways is the fifth airline to partner with Starlink in providing Internet connectivity on its aircraft. 


Other airlines that have expressed a desire to provide Starlink services on their aircraft include: JSX, Hawaiian Airlines, AirBaltic and ZIPAIR.


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