Posted on: 15 May 2015 by Ross McSweeny
Malindo Air, the Kuala Lumpur-based airline, has opted for Panasonic Avionics’ (Panasonic) eXConnect in-flight connectivity broadband and AeroMobile’s eXPhone mobile solutions for its fleet of Boeing 737-900ER aircraft.
The services, named Malindo Wi-Fi and Malindo Mobile respectively, are due to go live on Monday 18 May and will offer passengers unlimited usage of apps and websites.
“We have been looking forward to introducing these services to the public,” said Chandran Rama Muthy, CEO of Malindo Air. “Now with Panasonic and AeroMobile, we are able to offer high quality Wi?Fi and mobile phone services that keep passengers connected with their families, friends, co-workers and their social networks just like they would on the ground. These new services, which will leverage on Panasonic and AeroMobile’s latest technology in in-flight connectivity, are proof of our airline’s commitment to enhancing current products and services in line with expansion plans in Asia.”
Panasonic Avionics' president and CEO, Paul Margis,said: “We are proud that Malindo Air has recognised the unmatched capabilities of our comprehensive connectivity services. Our goal is to help airlines like Malindo Air achieve their business objectives and strengthen their relationship with their passengers through services such as Malindo Wi-Fi and Malindo Mobile.”
Pictured (left to right): Andy Fellows, VP of the Asia, Japan and China regions for Panasonic Avionics Corporation; and Chandran Rama Muthy, CEO of Malindo Air.