Icelandair Becomes First Airline to Bring High-Speed Connectivity and Internet Streaming to Transatlantic Flights with Viasat's In-flight Internet System
To deliver ultimate internet experiences at 35,000 feet, Icelandair will tap into
"Icelandair continues to expand its global network with additional flights, aircraft and service capabilities across the
Icelandair will integrate
as keep pace with the growing broadband demands of the fully connected aircraft.
"This is a watershed moment for
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