“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,” said Tewolde GebreMariam, Group CEO of Ethiopian Airlines. “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.”
The inflight WiFi is accessible with smartphones, tablets and laptops. Passengers can access the inflight connectivity service by purchasing vouchers at Ethiopian Airlines sales outlets including the Addis Ababa International Airport customer service desk, boarding gate and cabin crews onboard the fights.
Online sales through credit/debit card and ShebaMiles are also additional options for passengers to enjoy the service.
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.