Via Satellite: Intelsat Lands IFC Deal with Latam Airlines for Airbus Fleet
Congratulations to Intelsat on its latest IFC deal, using the 2Ku system powered by ThinKom’s ThinAir Ku3030. Below are a few excerpts from the February 2022 Via Satellite article announcing the deal.
LATAM Airlines Group plans to bring Intelsat’s in-flight connectivity (IFC) services to its Airbus fleet of up to 160 narrow body aircraft.
LATAM Airlines Group has previously worked with Intelsat to equip its aircraft based in Brazil with IFC, and the deal announced Monday expands the reach of Intelsat’s 2Ku system [powered by ThinKom].
Airbus will install Intelsat’s 2Ku system on approximately 70 new aircraft before delivering the planes to LATAM. Installation is expected to take up to three years to complete, and will include LATAM’s entire fleet of narrow body aircraft.
Read the full article at Via Satellite.