Etihad Airways has announced the deployment of mobile and internet connectivity across its entire fleet of 24 Boeing 777 passenger aircraft.
In the coming months, the airline’s entire fleet of 89 passenger aircraft will be connected, including 28 Airbus A320s, 26 A330s, 11 A340s and 24 Boeing 777 family aircraft.
The full suite of inflight connectivity services on the fleet includes Wi-Fi, mobile services and Live TV. The services combine the Etihad Wi-Fly solution, powered by the Panasonic Avionics Global Communications Suite, and OnAir’s inflight connectivity solution.
Guests will be able to enjoy high-speed broadband services on Wi-Fi enabled devices including smartphones, tablets and laptops, allowing them to surf the internet, update social media, purchase gifts, upgrade seats, change travel plans and much more, all from the comfort of their seat.
The Live TV onboard service allows guests to watch live news and major sporting events on seven popular television channels including BBC World News, CNBC, CNN, euronews, Japan’s NHK World Premium, Sky News Arabia, and Sport 24.