OnAir has been selected by
OnAir's services will initially be installed on five new Airbus A330s and five new Airbus A340s with plans in place to install the system across its entire long range fleet. Kingfisher Airlines will use its A330s on routes to Europe and Asia, while the A340s will service longer non-stop flights, such as to the
Hitesh Patel, executive vice-president, Kingfisher Airlines, says: “We pride ourselves on our high levels of service, including state-of-the-art in-flight entertainment and live TV at every seat. Being the first, not just in
The service is based on an onboard server, and is connected to the ground infrastructure through SwiftBroadband, Inmarsat’s broadband satellite infrastructure. Fees will be based on data download for Internet usage, and per flight for webmail and instant messaging, and for Mobile OnAir the cost will be similar to international roaming rates, with passengers being billed by their operator in their regular bill.