Aeromexico to deploy Viasat in-flight internet for 737 MAX aircraft

Communications company Viasat Inc. (Nasdaq: VSAT) has announced Aeromexico will deploy the Viasat in-flight internet system across 18 new Boeing 737 MAX aircraft, with an option to extend up to 60 aircraft, the company said.

First line-fit installations of Viasat´s equipment have already begun.

Aeromexico evaluated the Viasat in-flight internet service against competitor offerings and chose Viasat based on its proven, scalable network platform. Aeromexico´s ability to tap into the ViaSat-2 satellite as well as Viasat´s future satellites, gave the airline great confidence it would be able to offer the best service quality with:

Grupo Aeroméxico, S.A.B. de C.V. is a holding company whose subsidiaries are engaged in commercial aviation in Mexico and the promotion of passenger loyalty programs. Aeromexico, Mexico´s global airline, operates more than 600 daily flights.

Viasat is developing a global communications network to power high-quality, secure, affordable, fast connections to impact people´s lives anywhere they are–on the ground, in the air or at sea.