With the new A7-ALC Registered Airbus A350-900 aircraft delivered, the number of aircraft equipped with Qatar Airways' high-speed Super Wi-Fi service reached 100.
Connecting millions of passengers with super Wi-Fi service in the air since 2018, the airline provides superior service to its passengers with its young fleet of modern and fuel-efficient aircraft.
Qatar Airways' Privilege Club members will enjoy free high speed Super Wi-Fi throughout their flight when they book online.
Qatar Airways celebrates the launch of its 100th aircraft with high-speed 'Super Wi-Fi' connectivity. With Super Wi-Fi, it enables its passengers to stay in touch with their families, friends and colleagues while on the plane using the fastest broadband service. With 100 Super Wi-Fi-enabled aircraft in the sky, Qatar Airways is currently the airline serving the largest number of aircraft equipped with the highest-speed broadband in Asia, the Middle East and North Africa.
The airline's new A7-ALC-registered Airbus A350-900 aircraft became the 100th member of Qatar Airways' fleet, offering high-speed Super Wi-Fi service using global mobile satellite communications provider Inmarsat's award-winning GX Aviation technology. Since its launch in 2018 in the airline's fleet, this service has enabled millions of passengers to surf the web while relaxing on the plane, check social media, access video content, and more.
Qatar Airways passengers on GX Aviation-equipped flights can get up to one hour of free access to Super Wi-Fi service, with the ability to purchase full access on-board if more online time is needed. To honor the loyalty of our valued Privilege Club members, Qatar Airways offers up to two free Super Wi-Fi coupons when they book online at qatarairways.com/SuperWiFi between 9 September and 1 October 2020. Other passengers can also become a member of the Privilege Club using the SUPERWIFI registration code and benefit from this special offer. (* Terms and conditions exist.)
Qatar Airways Group CEO Akbar Al Baker said: “As an innovation leader in the global aviation industry, Qatar Airways currently operates one of the youngest and most technologically advanced fleets in the sky. Where other airlines are reducing their Wi-Fi offerings, Qatar Airways is expanding this. In these challenging times, we are happy to work with Inmarsat and its GX Aviation technology to deliver high-speed broadband Super Wi-Fi to our passengers as a service of our fleet to meet the ever more important need to stay connected with our loved ones and friends. We are also pleased to offer this outstanding service from Qatar Airways to our loyal Privilege Club members around the world and to expand their connections with the world. "
Inmarsat Aviation President Philip Balaam said: “Qatar Airways is renowned for delivering a superior inflight experience enjoyed by millions of loyal passengers worldwide. As GX Aviation, we are pleased that our inflight broadband has become an important component of the airline's young and large fleet. Feedback from passengers has been extremely positive and now with the service being available on 100 aircraft, it offers the best connection in the skies. ”
Qatar Airways, which has many awards, was named "Best Airline in the World" at the 2019 World Airline Awards managed by Skytrax. In addition, thanks to Qsuite, its groundbreaking Business Class experience, it was selected as "Best Airline in the Middle East", "Best Business Class in the World" and "Best Business Class Seat". Recognized as the pinnacle of excellence five times in the airline industry, and the coveted "Skytrax Airline of the Year" title, it is the only airline to be awarded. HIA was selected as the "World's Third Airport" among 2020 airports worldwide by Skytrax World Airport Awards 550.