DOHA, Qatar – Qatar Airways will roll out a complimentary high-speed, low-latency internet connectivity experience onboard specific aircraft and routes.
Once the service is active, passengers can enjoy ultra-fast Wi-Fi speeds of up to 350 Megabits per second, which can be used for video streaming entertainment and sports videos, gaming, enriched web browsing, and more.
Qatar Airways Group Chief Executive, His Excellency Mr. Akbar Al Baker, said: “Qatar Airways is proud to announce its agreement with Starlink to provide seamless and complimentary Wi-Fi to its global passengers. This exciting collaboration is not only in line with our industry-leading approach to technological adoption but also serves as an unmissable opportunity to connect Starlink to our global passengers. We look forward to our passengers benefitting from this state-of-the-art addition to Qatar Airways’ in-flight experience.”
“Qatar Airways continues to prioritize the passenger experience,” said SpaceX’s Vice President of Starlink Commercial Sales Jonathan Hofeller: “With Starlink set to support the entire Qatar Airways fleet, passengers traveling between over 160 destinations around the world will be able to stay connected with the most advance high-speed internet service from space. In fact, as soon as passengers step onboard the plane the internet works seamlessly throughout their flight from gate to gate, and all from the comfort of their seats.”
Starlink delivers high-speed, low-latency internet to users all over the world Qatar Airways is the latest and largest airline to partner with Starlink. It is also being implemented by JSX, Hawaiian Airlines, airBaltic, and ZIPAIR.