Gogo, the leading global provider of broadband connectivity products and services for aviation, announced that it has been selected by Qatar Airways to install the Gogo 2Ku high-speed inflight connectivity solution and live TV on 70 of the airline’s aircraft.qatar airways inflight wifi
2Ku is the industry’s leading inflight connectivity solution and delivers a ground-like internet experience for passengers. The launch of high-speed Wi-Fi will be coupled with live TV to passenger devices as well as seatback screens.
The carrier will install 2Ku on its Boeing 787-9, 787-8 and Airbus A380 fleets.
“We are thrilled to partner with Qatar Airways to bring their guests a new inflight connectivity experience with 2Ku,” said Oakleigh Thorne, President and CEO of Gogo. “Qatar Airways continues to set the industry benchmark for customer experience, winning the prestigious Skytrax award for World’s Best Airline in 2019 for a record fifth time. With 2Ku’s superior bandwidth and coverage, Gogo is proud to offer a premium connectivity service in keeping with Qatar Airways’ exacting standards.”
“Having access to the internet and being connected and available is critical for passengers, and the demand for bandwidth will only increase,” said Group Chief Executive His Excellency Mr. Akbar Al Baker. “We are proud to be able to provide our customers with an excellent connectivity experience with Gogo 2Ku.”
Qatar Airways inflight WiFi prices
The cost of Qatar Airways inflight WiFi depends on the route and whether or not it has Super WiFi: Standard WiFi: pricing is usually around US$10 for 100 MB over 3 hours or US$20 for 200MB over the flight.
Super WiFi: usually US$10 to US$20 for unlimited WiFi over the whole flight. Service on Qatar Airways is expected to go live in 2020.