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SAUDIA and SITAONAIR launch FREE WhatsApp plan for passengers, in first for Middle East
SAUDIA passengers can now use WhatsApp inflight at no cost thanks to a pioneering partnership with SITAONAIR.Read more
Kuwait Airways to activate next-gen inflight connectivity services on new Airbus fleet
Kuwait Airways (KUW) is bringing next-generation high-speed inflight broadband connectivity to passengers, by extending its partnership with SITAONAIR.Read more
Successful fifth launch brings Aireon global air traffic surveillance system closer to full deployment
With space-based ADS-B, SITAONAIR's AIRCOM® FlightTracker will deliver 100% global, real-time data of airlines' airborne fleets.Read more
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VIDEO – Connected aircraft: Tapping the “next goldmine”
Data is the “next goldmine”, David Lavorel, CEO, SitaOnAir, said recently – but only if the industry can agree the right business models, organise the data and streamline technology.
– FINN, Farnborough Air Show’s aviation industry hub
SAUDIA launches complimentary WhatsApp data package on flights
SAUDIA utilizes the Sitaonair system – an inflight Wi-Fi hub providing seamless inflight Internet connectivity to travelers. The user-experience has been enhanced with faster speeds, a new sleeker, more intuitive design, with improved navigation and user interface.
– Saudi Gazette
SITAONAIR eager to work with rivals to remove pain points for airlines
The subsidiary of SITA, itself owned by the air transport industry, also tells Runway Girl Network that airlines with multiple connectivity providers want competitors to work together to remove the pain points created by diverse offerings. It feels well-positioned to collaborate with competitors, and ultimately with bigger players should the likes of Google and Amazon enter the space.
– Runway Girl Network
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