DOHA- Qatar Airways (QR) has become the largest airline to collaborate with Starlink, offering complimentary high-speed, low-latency internet connectivity on specific aircraft and routes.
This partnership with Starlink further elevates Qatar Airways’ renowned 5-star onboard experience.
Qatar Airways Starlink Wi-Fi
Once the service is activated, passengers will have access to ultra-fast Wi-Fi speeds of up to 350 Megabits per second, enabling various internet-based activities such as streaming entertainment and sports content, gaming, enhanced web browsing, and more.
As a leading 5-star airline globally, Qatar Airways remains committed to delivering the best possible passenger experience onboard. The agreement with Starlink simplifies access to a seamless and robust Wi-Fi connection with just one click.
This high-speed, low-latency network relies on the groundbreaking Starlink satellite communications system, which is the world’s largest satellite internet constellation developed and operated by SpaceX.
Qatar Airways and Starlink are currently in the pre-launch phase of their rollout strategy across the Qatar Airways fleet.
Qatar Airways Group Chief Executive, His Excellency Mr. Akbar Al Baker, expressed his pride in announcing the partnership with Starlink to offer seamless and complimentary Wi-Fi to the airline’s passengers worldwide.
He highlighted that this collaboration aligns with Qatar Airways’ commitment to adopting cutting-edge technology and presents a significant opportunity to connect Starlink with the airline’s global passengers. He eagerly anticipates the passengers benefiting from this state-of-the-art enhancement to Qatar Airways’ in-flight experience.
Jonathan Hofeller, SpaceX’s Vice President of Starlink Commercial Sales, commended Qatar Airways for its leadership in prioritizing the passenger experience. He emphasized that Starlink’s support for the entire Qatar Airways fleet means that travelers connecting to more than 150 destinations across the globe will have access to advanced high-speed internet service from space.
The internet service seamlessly operates from the moment passengers step onboard the aircraft until they reach their destination, all from the comfort of their seats.
Starlink is known for providing high-speed, low-latency internet access to users worldwide. Qatar Airways is the latest and most significant airline to partner with Starlink, joining JSX, Hawaiian Airlines, airBaltic, and ZIPAIR in implementing this service.
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