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100 new American Airlines planes to possess high-speed Internet accessibility

Posted On: Aug 14, 2018   |   Posted By: Travel and Tourworld

100 new American Airlines planes to possess high-speed Internet accessibility

The 100 Airbus A321neo aircraft that American Airlines ordered years ago will be equipped with high-speed Internet capabilities.
The provider of the high-speed system, Viasat Inc. , announced it had scored the deal in its latest quarterly earnings report. The move for American Airlines Group Inc. is the latest step in improving its onboard Wi-Fi.
Mark Dankberg who is the chairman and CEO of Viasat asserted that they are extremely pleased to have been selected by American Airlines to outfit their new fleet of 100 A321neo aircraftAirlines have long offered Wi-Fi on flights, but it has never been great.
That is because the Wi-Fi signal usually goes from the plane, to the ground, and then back up to the plane.
But a new wave of Wi-Fi systems which have signals that go from the plane, to satellites, and back to the plane are much faster and gaining market share with carriers.
American has fewer aircraft equipped with air-to-satellite capability compared with air-to-ground, but the...

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