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Emirates partners with Thales for broadband

Emirates and Thales form partnership for inflight entertainment and wifi

Emirates and Thales will partner to equip the airline’s Boeing 777X fleet with broadband inflight connectivity using Inmarsat GX global network from 2020.

Emirates says the partnership will provide customers with onboard wifi with speeds of up to 50mbps. The airline already has an agreement with Thales to provide a new inflight entertainment system.

The carrier has a fleet of 165 777s in service and has ordered 164 more aircraft, including the new 777X.

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