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Royal Jordanian Airlines adds Viasat’s In-flight Wi-Fi across multiple fleets

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Royal Jordanian Airlines and Viasat Inc. today announced that the airline will officially make high-speed Wi-Fi a priority to enhance its future passenger experience by selecting Viasat’s in-flight connectivity solution across multiple fleets.

In line with the airline’s strategic plan to increase and modernize its fleet, Royal Jordanian Airlines will equip more than 40 total aircraft with Viasat connectivity systems, including plans to factory-install the system on its new Embraer E2, Airbus A320, Airbus 321 and Boeing 787-9 fleets.

The airline also plans to retrofit its Boeing 787-8 widebody aircraft with the advanced Wi-Fi solution.

Samer Majali, Vice Chairman / Board Designee CEO of Royal Jordanian Airlines, said, “We are committed to providing our passengers with a superior in-flight experience.

“By introducing high-speed streaming Wi-Fi on our new fleets, and even installing it on some aircraft of our existing fleet, we are enabling state-of-the-art connectivity while in-flight, and providing passengers with an enhanced and curated entertainment experience.

“We are looking forward to introducing the first Wi-Fi on board our E2 Embraer Jets arriving by the end of this month.”

Don Buchman, VP and GM of Commercial Aviation at Viasat, said, “As Royal Jordanian Airlines looks to enhance its passenger experience for the future, we are proud to be part of enabling a next-level experience through fast and resilient connectivity wherever Royal Jordanian Airlines flies.

“We have worked closely with the team at Royal Jordanian Airlines to develop a solution that will match its goals and provide an advanced experience for passengers.

“We look forward to a successful relationship for many years to come.”

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