Inflight mobile connectivity provider AeroMobile, a subsidiary of Panasonic Avionics Corporation, has added TAP Air Portugal to its connected fleet. TAP Air Portugal’s first connected Airbus A330-900neo entered into service in December 2018.
TAP Air Portugal is the first airline in the world to operate the next generation A330-900neo aircraft. The onboard AeroMobile service allows TAP Air Portugal passengers in all cabin classes to use their mobile devices to send and receive SMS, catch up with emails and browse the internet from 20,000 feet.
Following the successful launch of its first aircraft with inflight mobile connectivity, TAP Air Portugal will add an additional 37 aircraft over the next year, reaching a total of 71 aircraft by 2025. The A330-900neo fleet with inflight mobile connectivity will be deployed on services to Sao Paulo, with four other Brazil destinations launching across 2019.
“We’re delighted to welcome TAP Air Portugal as a customer and to provide mobile connectivity services on their first A330-900neo aircraft. TAP Air Portugal joins our ever-growing fleet of our partner airlines, making inflight mobile services more accessible to travellers than ever before.” said Kevin Rogers, CEO of AeroMobile.