The Latvian airline Air Baltic will be the first airline in Europe to launch free Starlink satellite Internet on board its aircraft. January 13, 2023 0 1 min
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Thus, passengers will be able to use the Internet both on the ground and during the flight. Access does not require a password.
“This is a historic moment for our airline and the industry as a whole. AirBaltic will soon become the first airline in Europe to launch high-speed, unlimited and free satellite internet on board,” said CEO Martin Gauss.
At present, airBaltic and Elon Musk's SpaceX, the operator of Starlink, have already begun the process of certifying special equipment for the Airbus A220-300 aircraft used by the airline. It must prove that the equipment does not affect aircraft systems and that it is safe to operate.
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