Ethiopian Rolls Out Onboard WiFI Internet Connectivity Using Latest Satellite Technology

For Immediate Release

Sept 9, 2019, Toronto, Ontario –Surfing the internet with seamless, reliable connectivity has now become the new normal onboard Ethiopian Airlines flights thanks to the onboard WiFi internet connectivity the Airline introduced on its A350 fleet using the latest broadband satellite technology (Ka-band).

With the state-of-the-art broadband satellite technology, passengers can rest assured that they will enjoy reliable connectivity for sending emails, shopping online or even chatting on social media while flying over the clouds.
Mr. Tewolde GebreMariam, Group CEO of Ethiopian Airlines, says, “We are glad to introduce inflight internet connectivity with the latest broadband satellite technology. Ka-band, offers our passengers seamless digital experience as they fly Ethiopian. The launch of the onboard WiFi internet is part of our relentless efforts to further add to passengers’ comfort keeping pace with the technology of the day. As customer-centric Airline, we will remain focused on continuous service excellence, taking advantage of emerging technologies and infrastructure.”
Passengers can access the inflight connectivity service by purchasing vouchers at Ethiopian Airlines sales outlets including Addis Ababa International Airport customer service desk, boarding gate and cabin crews onboard the fights. Online sales through credit/debit card and ShebaMiles miles are also additional options for passengers to enjoy the service. The inflight WiFi is accessible with smartphones, tablets and laptops.
The inflight WiFi internet  initially launched on the A350 fleet of Ethiopian with further plans to expand the service on other airplanes deployed on long haul flights.

About Ethiopian Airlines

Ethiopian Airlines (Ethiopian) is the fastest growing Airline in Africa. In its seven decades of operation, Ethiopian has become one of the continent’s leading carriers, unrivalled in efficiency and operational success. Ethiopian operates the youngest and most modern fleet to 93 international destinations across five continents. Ethiopian fleet includes ultra-modern and environmentally friendly aircraft such as Airbus A350, Boeing 787, Boeing 777-300ER, Boeing 777-200LR, Boeing 777-200 Freighter, Bombardier Q-400 double cabin with an average fleet age of five years. In fact, Ethiopian is the first airline in Africa to own and operate these aircraft. The airlines operates three direct flights weekly from Toronto to Addis Ababa with connections 53 destinations Ethiopian is currently implementing a 15-year strategic plan called Vision 2025 that will see it become the leading aviation group in Africa with seven business centers: Ethiopian Domestic and Regional Airline; Ethiopian International Passenger Airline; Ethiopian Cargo; Ethiopian MRO; Ethiopian Aviation Academy; Ethiopian In-flight Catering Services; and Ethiopian Ground Service. Ethiopian is a multi-award-winning airline registering an average growth of 25% in the past seven years.

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