Qantas to launch in-flight wi-fi late in 2016

Qantas […] confirmed today that it will partner with ViaSat to develop an industry-leading wi-fi service across its domestic fleet, harnessing the nbn™ network.

The nbn network opens up the potential for fast, high-quality connectivity that will enable Qantas customers to stream live sports, movies and TV shows on board. On-board trials are expected to begin in late 2016 with a full roll-out across domestic passenger services planned from early 2017.

In an announcement that looks like it came out of 2005, Qantas has finally decided to join us in 2016 with the advent of in-flight wi-fi.

This comes off the back of a 234% rise in Qantas’ quarterly profits, raking in a mere $688 million.

It looks like all those staff layoffs are really paying out hey Alan?


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