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Qatar Airways, a multiple award-winning airline, has taken a significant step in enhancing the in-flight experience for its passengers. The airline has announced a collaboration with Starlink, a division of SpaceX, to provide complimentary high-speed internet connectivity onboard specific aircraft and routes.

This partnership marks a new era in in-flight connectivity, offering passengers ultra-fast Wi-Fi speeds of up to 350 Megabits per second. This high-speed, low-latency internet connectivity will enable passengers to enjoy a variety of internet-based services such as video streaming, gaming, enriched web browsing, and much more.

Qatar Airways has always prioritized the passenger experience. The airline has won the ‘World’s Best Business Class’ for the tenth time at the 2023 World Airline Awards. It is also an unprecedented seven-time winner of the “World’s Best Airline” voted by Skytrax. This collaboration with Starlink is another testament to Qatar Airways’ commitment to offering the best passenger experience onboard.

Starlink, engineered and operated by SpaceX, is the world’s largest satellite internet constellation. It delivers high-speed, low-latency internet to users all over the world. With Starlink set to support the entire Qatar Airways fleet, passengers traveling between over 150 destinations around the world will be able to stay connected with the most advanced high-speed internet service from space.

“Qatar Airways is proud to announce its agreement with Starlink to provide seamless and complimentary Wi-Fi to its global passengers.” His Excellency Mr. Akbar Al Baker, Qatar Airways Group Chief Executive, stated, emphasizing how this collaboration aligns with Qatar Airways’ progressive approach to technological adoption and underlines the airline’s commitment to delivering a top-notch in-flight experience.

Jonathan Hofeller, SpaceX’s Vice President of Starlink Commercial Sales said, “Qatar Airways continues to lead the way in prioritizing the passenger experience.” He highlighted that as soon as passengers step onboard a Qatar Airways plane, the internet will seamlessly work throughout their flight, from gate to gate, and all from the comfort of their seats.

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