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Internet Onboard

Thu Sep 01, 2005 12:15 am

Korean Air has now put internet on Some of their U.S routes which include New York and Los Angeles. Asiana Airlines also has started internet on their 777's. Is there other airlines that provide internet instead of Lufthansa?
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RE: Internet Onboard

Thu Sep 01, 2005 12:16 am

SK does.

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SULUK
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RE: Internet Onboard

Thu Sep 01, 2005 4:36 am

SK was the first airline to have the whole longhaul fleet equipped with internet. And it is now running smoothly from what I have heard...
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RE: Internet Onboard

Thu Sep 01, 2005 5:12 am

LH has FlyNet on board some or all of their long-hauls...
 
Evan767
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RE: Internet Onboard

Thu Sep 01, 2005 5:21 am

Wow I never even knew any planes were equipped with internet.
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RE: Internet Onboard

Thu Sep 01, 2005 5:27 am

Quoting Evan767 (Reply 4):
Wow I never even knew any planes were equipped with internet.

That's 'cause you live in the aviation service challenged US of A  Wink

Sorry couldn't resist...
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PhilSquares
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RE: Internet Onboard

Thu Sep 01, 2005 5:28 am

In addition, SQ is adding it to their fleet starting with the 744 first. The 380 is scheduled to have it when SQ takes delivery of them.
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DABTH
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RE: Internet Onboard

Thu Sep 01, 2005 5:28 am

Quoting SULUK (Reply 2):

From what I have known LH was the first airline to install internet on one of their 744s. Correct me if I am wrong...

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Thu Sep 01, 2005 5:32 am

Quoting DABTH (Reply 7):
From what I have known LH was the first airline to install internet on one of their 744s. Correct me if I am wrong...

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Think you're right, BA (I think) was the second, who trialled the same service on flights to IAD, but never ordered the product.
 
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RE: Internet Onboard

Thu Sep 01, 2005 9:11 am

Quoting Starlionblue (Reply 5):
That's 'cause you live in the aviation service challenged US of A  

Sorry couldn't resist...

No... We live in the technology challenged US of A. It seems our govt's are so worried about protecting business and special interest groups and all sorts of other BS that the citizens get shafted a lot. We get most cool gadgets and toys last and pay high prices for less. Cell phones, internet, etc.
 
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Thu Sep 01, 2005 9:44 am

Does anybody know if there will be wireless internet access in all classes on the 787?
 
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Thu Sep 01, 2005 3:31 pm

Quoting ACB777 (Reply 10):
Does anybody know if there will be wireless internet access in all classes on the 787?

That all depends on the carrier.
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RE: Internet Onboard

Thu Sep 01, 2005 3:36 pm

I am pretty sure Iberia has it in the new Business Plus installed on all of the A340-600 fleet and I think two of the A340-300 fleet.


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RE: Internet Onboard

Thu Sep 01, 2005 3:47 pm

One of El Al's 777 currently has it ... 4X-ECA
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RE: Internet Onboard

Thu Sep 01, 2005 4:05 pm

Quoting SULUK (Reply 2):
And it is now running smoothly from what I have heard

My collaborator was emailing from SK on his way to ARN - we were having a great time. But talking to him today, he said he got a bill for US$50 on his visa card  Sad
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RE: Internet Onboard

Thu Sep 01, 2005 6:55 pm

LH was the first airline to offer onboard internet. Now, not all but some of its fleet offer FlyNet svs.

SQ already has introduced internet onboard on flights SIN/LHR

If I am not mistaken SK is the only airline offering WIFI onboard.
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