Lufthansa, Boeing to offer broadband on flights

AIRLINE LUFTHANSA and plane maker Boeing are to introduce broadband Internet connectivity on flights tomorrow. The German airline said that the service – called Lufthansa Flynet – will be offered on an inaugural flight tomorrow from Frankfurt to Dulles airport in Washington DC.

Lufthansa said that passengers will be able to surf the web from laptop computers – including the INQUIRER – and send and receive emails in flight. Presumably you will also be able to speak to people using voice over IP.

The company didn't say what speeds the airline would be offering, but it will be available to all classes of passenger and the demonstration will last for around three months on this particular route. And Lufthansa said it would send us a picture from the aeroplane during its first flight tomorrow.

News source: The Inq

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