Surfing the Internet with seamless, reliable connectivity is now available onboard Ethiopian Airlines flights thanks to WiFi Internet connectivity the airline has introduced on its A350 fleet using the latest broadband satellite technology (Ka-band).
According to officials, with the state-of-the-art broadband satellite technology, passengers can rest assured that they will enjoy reliable connectivity for sending e-mails, shopping online or even chatting on social media while in flight.
Tewolde GebreMariam, Group CEO of Ethiopian Airlines, commented, “We are glad to introduce inflight Internet connectivity with the latest broadband satellite technology. Ka-band offers our passengers seamless digital experience as they fly Ethiopian. The launch of the onboard WiFi Internet is part of our relentless efforts to further add to passengers’ comfort keeping pace with the technology of the day.”
Passengers can access the inflight connectivity service by purchasing vouchers at Ethiopian Airlines sales outlets including Addis Ababa International Airport customer service desk, boarding gate and cabin crews onboard the fights. Online sales through credit/debit card and ShebaMiles miles are also additional options. The inflight WiFi is accessible with smartphones, tablets and laptops.
The new service initially launched on the A350 fleet of Ethiopian with further plans to expand the service on other planes deployed on long haul flights.