Cable & Telecom

Viasat bringing in-flight connectivity to Porter Airline’s new aircraft

CARLSBAD, Calif. And TORONTO – Porter Airlines has selected Viasat’s in-flight connectivity (IFC) solution for its 30 new Embraer E195-E2 aircraft, the companies announced today. “The new aircraft will be linefit with Viasat's high-speed, reliable in-flight internet system and are expected to enter service in the second half of 2022,” a press release says. Porter is planning to introduce new routes to places including the west coast, southern U.S., Mexico and the Caribbean. “Using Viasat’s technology allows us to create a distinct digital passenger experience for longer routes that builds on our award-winning approach to hospitality,” said Kevin Jackson, executive vice-president...