Geekzone: technology news, blogs, forums
Guest
Welcome Guest.
You haven't logged in yet. If you don't have an account you can register now.
Air China Will Offer Internet Access In Long Haul Flights
Posted on 9-Feb-2006 10:10. | Tags Filed under: News.



Air China and Connexion by Boeing have reached a preliminary agreement to provide real-time, high-speed connectivity to air travelers traveling to and from China. The announcement in Beijing includes as many as 15 firm and optional retrofit installations on Air China’s Boeing 747-400 aircraft, and other long-haul aircraft models to be determined at a later date.

Aircraft installations are expected to begin in October 2006 and once completed, the Connexion by Boeing service will provide Air China passengers with in-flight access to the Internet, real-time email, instant messaging (IM), corporate intranet access, including virtual private network capability, and the ability to stay in touch with friends, family and colleagues while enroute to their destination.

The initial aircraft installations will be completed in time for passengers to use the service in advance of the 2008 Olympics in Beijing. Service availability is expected on key routes between China and North America, Europe, the Middle East and throughout the Asia Pacific region.





comments powered by Disqus




Trending now »

Hot discussions in our forums right now:

The President Of The USA: Donald Trump
Created by TimA, last reply by Sideface on 19-Jan-2017 11:19 (1743 replies)
Pages... 115 116 117


$1160 for a car battery??!!
Created by jonathan18, last reply by Scott3 on 20-Jan-2017 00:10 (46 replies)
Pages... 2 3 4


New Ford Mustang or Holden Commodore or alternatives
Created by MikeB4, last reply by WyleECoyoteNZ on 19-Jan-2017 17:06 (40 replies)
Pages... 2 3


Lost Mp3 collection, how to rebuild on the cheap (legally)?
Created by TeaLeaf, last reply by kickintheeye on 18-Jan-2017 23:05 (18 replies)
Pages... 2


Stockholm ambulances to trial blocking drivers' music so sirens can be heard
Created by Geektastic, last reply by Geektastic on 19-Jan-2017 22:37 (28 replies)
Pages... 2


Upsize my American houses to McMansion value deal.
Created by kingdragonfly, last reply by richms on 18-Jan-2017 15:48 (14 replies)

FibreX - how do I know if my home is pre-cabled?
Created by Stevo316, last reply by Stevo316 on 19-Jan-2017 23:29 (13 replies)

New Unlimited Fixed Broadband
Created by LivingSkinny, last reply by noroad on 19-Jan-2017 11:14 (55 replies)
Pages... 2 3 4