Fleet Connectivity now a priority for United

The future for fleet connectivity for United Airlines is positive.

Runway Girl Network correspondent Seth Miller interviews United Airlines’¬†Tarek Abdel-Halim at FTE 2014 in Las Vegas and LoadFactor cameras where there. Abdel-Halim comments on the airline’s future in-flight connectivity plans. The carrier plans to integrate WiFi networks with all airline systems effectively using aircraft as ‘nodes’ within a larger network supporting airline operations and the passenger in-flight experience.

In the world of in-flight connectivity for passengers United Airlines is something of a late bloomer. The carrier was slow in committing to a solution and they still trail Delta Air Lines, American Airlines, Virgin America, US Airways and Southwest each of which has substantially completed its domestic fleet deployment.

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