JetBlue selects Viasat's in-flight connectivity system to power internet service on Airbus A220-300 fleet

Communication company Viasat Inc. (NASDAQ: VSAT) has announced its inflight connectivity system has been selected by JetBlue (NASDAQ:JBLU) for the airline´s new fleet of 70 Airbus A220-300 aircraft, the company said.

JetBlue and Viasat have maintained a long-lasting partnership, first launching the Viasat-powered Fly-Fi in-flight Wi-Fi service in December 2013. Since the initial introduction, the two companies have received numerous accolades for bringing free, high-speed, high-quality in-flight Wi-Fi to every seat onboard, with JetBlue being further recognized as the only airline to offer free, fast and full in-flight Wi-Fi capabilities–from streaming, web browsing and more–across the airline´s entire fleet.

JetBlue´s new Airbus A220-300 aircraft will be outfitted with Viasat´s latest Ka-band IFC kit, and is compatible with Viasat´s complete fleet of satellites.

Viasat is a global communications company developing a 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.