Qatar Airways is set to offer Starlink’s high-speed Wi-fi service on specified aircraft and routes, with access being free for all passengers with ‘One-Click-Access’ onboard.
Starlink says it will offer Qatar Airways passengers Wi-fi speeds of up to 350 megabits per second for gaming, VPN access, sports streaming and other online functions.
Group Chief Executive of Qatar Airways, Akbar Al Baker, said, “Qatar Airways is proud to announce its agreement with Starlink to provide seamless and complimentary Wi-Fi to its global passengers.”
The Musk-owned satellite internet constellation is set to support the entire Qatar Airways fleet. Passengers travelling to over 160 destinations around the world will be able to stay connected with the most advanced high-speed internet service from space.
However, Few details have been provided on the exact timeframe in which the system will be made available to the public, and on which specific aircrafts or routes.
Starlink is also being implemented by JSX, Hawaiian Airlines, airBaltic, and ZIPAIR.