El Al Israel
Airlines and Connexion by Boeing have signed a definitive agreement for the installation of the Connexion by
Boeing real- time, high-speed Internet service on the air carrier’s long-haul fleet.
The agreement calls for installation of the Connexion by Boeing service to begin in the second half of 2005 on El Al’s long-haul fleet, which includes Boeing 747-400s
and Boeing 777 aircraft. Installations are expected to be complete by 2007, and service will be available on the carrier's long-range flights.
“Boeing has a long-standing and proud relationship with El Al, an airline that moves swiftly to bring leading services and technologies to its passengers,” said
Connexion by Boeing Vice President, Commercial Aviation Business, Stan Deal. “We are pleased that Connexion by Boeing has been selected as El Al’s Internet
connectivity service provider of choice.”
“El Al is proud to be among some of the first airlines in the world to provide passengers with high-speed in-flight Internet service. In-flight connectivity, the capability of
connecting to the world in real time, represents a revolution in service and a conceptual change amidst passengers, primarily on long-range flights,” said Yoav Levy, El
Al Deputy General Manager, Commerce and Aviation Relations.
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