November 4, 2013
FL Technics and Transaero sign agreement to install Wi-Fi connectivity on Boeing 737NG aircraft
FL Technics, a global provider of aircraft maintenance, repair and overhaul services, and Transaero, the second largest air carrier in Russia, are further developing their cooperation. The two companies have signed a new agreement to install high-speed satellite Wi-Fi technology on Transaero’s Boeing 737 Next Generation aircraft. According to the agreement, FL Technics specialists have already modernized the in-flight entertainment system in Transaero aircraft by installing new Row44 connectivity technologies. The satellite-based solution allows higher Internet connectivity than the one provided by ground-based systems. The installation of a powerful WiFi system was conducted by FL Technics specialists at the company’s main technical base in Vilnius, Lithuania. Transaero Airlines has 19 Boeing 737 Next Generation aircraft in its fleet that will be equipped with an in-flight Internet connectivity system.