SAS, Connexion by Boeing

By | July 2, 2003 | Uncategorized

Scandinavian Airlines System (SAS) and Connexion by Boeing, a business unit of Boeing [NYSE: BA], have signed a definitive service agreement for equipping the European air carrier’s long-haul aircraft with the satellite-delivered broadband information service.

Based on the terms of the agreement, 11 SAS long-haul aircraft will be equipped with wireless technology that will allow airline passengers to access the Connexion by Boeing service. An undisclosed number of options for expansion of the service onto additional SAS aircraft also are part of the agreement. Service installations will commence in early 2004, while aircraft model types and flight routes will be determined in the months ahead. Financial terms of the agreement were not disclosed.

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