Today JetBlue leaped ahead in the airline connectivity stakes - again. Three years ago it was the pioneer with in-flight connectivity in the US with its BetaBlue test plane. Today, in selecting Ka band connectivity the airline has jumped back into the front of the industry with the fastest offering - when it goes live. Expectations are for mid-2012. JetBlue's SVP Marketing and Commercial Strategy Martin St. George explains what's going on.
Reluctant to give too many technical or financial details, he is confident that the system will be noticeably faster than current offerings and, we think, might be cheaper too.