Posted on: 04 April 2016 by Mark Howells
tPassengers on board Air Astana flights will soon be experiencing broadband in-flight connectivity following an agreement with air transport IT provider, Rockwell Collins.
tttInternet access will be available across all forms of personal electronic device.ttttttThe new service will be available to Business and Economy class passengers on all three of Air Astana’s Boeing 767 starting in September, making the airline one of the first to go operational with the GX system.ttttttSystem installation on the other two aircraft will commence in March and September 2017.tttttt“As a customer-oriented airline, Air Astana is always looking to improve the passenger experience on the ground and in the air. We’re very excited about the new in-flight connectivity opportunities that GX reliably provides to Air Astana passengers,” said Andrey Gulev, commercial engineer manager at Air Astana.tttttt“This GX Aviation service opens up new possibilities for Air Astana and its customers,” said Jeff Standerski, senior vice president, Information Management Services (IMS) for Rockwell Collins. “Air Astana’s passengers will soon experience what only a handful of others around the world will—the fastest and most reliable inflight connectivity available. For Air Astana, this service offers the opportunity to develop new offerings that go far beyond what’s possible today."ttt