Delta Selects Viasat’s In-Flight Connectivity to Revolutionize the Customer Experience; Viasat to Deliver Enhanced Connectivity and a Path to Personalized, Free Content
Adding Viasat’s Next-Generation Ka-band Satellite Technology to Delta’s Mainline Fleet Will Help the Airline Modernize How Customers Stay Connected and Enjoy Content during Travel
Delta will be upgrading its current IFC system to
“We are constantly looking for new ways to delight our customers and offer an unparalleled onboard experience,” said
“Delta is committed to optimize the customer journey, and we’re committed to helping them build a foundation toward a better in-flight internet and entertainment experience,” said
Delta’s aircraft will be outfitted with
For more information on how Delta plans to accelerate the future of in-flight connectivity, please read a Q&A with Delta’s Director of Brand Experience In-Flight Entertainment & Wi-Fi,
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