EL AL Israel Airlines and ViaSat Bring In-flight Wi-Fi Innovation to New Boeing 787 Dreamliner Aircraft

ViaSat Inc. (Nasdaq: VSAT), a global broadband services and technology company, has announced long-time airline partner, EL AL Israel Airlines, has selected the ViaSat in-flight Internet system to power the Airline´s high-speed onboard Wi-Fi experience across all of its new Boeing 787 Dreamliner aircraft.

EL AL Israel Airlines recently announced the purchase of 16 new Boeing 787 Dreamliner aircraft as part of its focus on customer service and innovation. The Airline is committed to provide its passengers with a high quality of service experience and a ´Home Away from Home´ feeling.

ViaSat offers the highest speed satellite-based Internet service, and has been recognized by third parties as the best in-flight Internet service on the global market. Today, ViaSat offers EL AL an end-to-end in-flight connectivity service that leverages a next-generation satellite network that covers the European continent through ViaSat´s joint venture with Eutelsat. This service is deployed on EL AL Boeing 737s flying routes from Tel Aviv into several European cities.

EL AL Israel Airlines, Israel´s national airline, established in 1948 alongside the State of Israel, offers more non-stop flights than any other airline to/from Israel. EL AL flies to 36 destinations non-stop from Israel and serves hundreds of other destinations throughout the world via partnerships with many other carriers. EL AL embodies Israel´s values of innovation and caring and is known for its genuine Israeli hospitality.