Emirates Airline inks deal with Inmarsat to enhance inflight connectivity

Emirates Airline

Emirates Airline recently formalised an agreement with Inmarsat, a provider of global mobile satellite communications, for the installation of GX Aviation high-speed inflight broadband on its Boeing 777X fleet.

GX Aviation guarantees seamless, reliable, high-speed global coverage via a single operator and minimum data rates, allowing travellers to browse the web, stream videos, check social media and more during flights.

The agreement, announced by Inmarsat’s partner, Thales, forms part of Emirates Airlines and Thales’ intention to further enhance inflight entertainment and connectivity aboard the carrier’s Boeing 777X fleet.

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Emirates Airline currently has 150 Boeing 777X aircraft on firm order, with deliveries anticipated to begin from 2020.