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Wed, 11 Sep 2019

Ethiopian Airlines Adds WiFi to Airbus A350 Fleet

Ethiopian Airlines fleet of Airbus A350 aircraft now features inflight WiFi using the latest broadband satellite technology (Ka-band).

The inflight WiFi, which can be accessed with smart phones, tablets and laptops, allows passengers to send emails, shop online, chat on social media and surf the internet just as they would at home.

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.

Ethiopian Airlines Airbus A350 reg: A6-EIC. Picture by Steven Howard of TravelNewsAsia.com Click to enlarge.

Online sales through credit/debit card and ShebaMiles miles are also additional options for passengers to enjoy the service.

Mr. Tewolde GebreMariam, Group CEO of Ethiopian Airlines, said, ďWe are glad to introduce inflight internet connectivity with the latest broadband satellite technology, Ka-band, offering our passengers seamless digital experience as they fly Ethiopian. The launch of the onboard Wi-Fi internet is part of our relentless efforts to further add to passengersí comfort keeping pace with the technology of the day.Ē

Ethiopian has plans to expand the service to other aircraft deployed on long haul flights in the future.

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