Saudia Selects TAQNIA SPACE for in-flight connectivity
Saudi Arabian Airlines has signed a strategic partnership with TAQNIA Space company exclusively to provide Saudia's fleets with Broadband Internet access, voice calling and live TV services.
“New partnership with TAQNIA Space comes as part of the transformation programme initiatives (2020) which is being implemented in Saudi Arabian Airlines and all its companies arising from privatisation, which include the modernization and development of the fleet and provide the latest inflight connectivity and entertainment services that meets Saudia passengers’ expectations. Implantation of the new inflight connectivity services will start by mid of 2017,” said the director general of Saudi Arabian Airlines, Saleh Bin Nasser AlJasser.
“The partnership with Saudia comes as a part of Saudi Arabia Vision 2030. Broadband service to be provided under this partnership will be the first of its kind in MENA region and will be covering all Saudia flights, long-haul and domestic,” added the CEO of TAQNIA Space company, Abdullah Alosaimi.