UTair Aviation (Khanty-Mansiysk) has signed a contract with Row 44 for its inflight connectivity. Row 44 issued the following statement:
Row 44, the leading provider of inflight WiFi and device-based entertainment for airlines around the world, is pleased to announce that UTair Aviation, one of the leading airlines in Russia, has selected Row 44 to provide inflight connectivity services.
With the Row 44 platform, UTair will provide its passengers with the ability to enjoy high-speed, reliable Internet access, as well as premium entertainment content, including a selection of live TV channels, delivered directly to their WiFi-enabled devices.
Installations are expected to begin on UTair’s aircraft in the 3rd quarter of 2013.
UTair is the second airline in Russia to choose Row 44, and to take advantage of the company’s growing global satellite network. As of first quarter 2013, Row 44 will operate services across North America, the Atlantic Ocean, Continental Europe, North Africa, the Middle East, South Africa and Russia. Row 44 has also expanded its corporate and network operations to Moscow to support business growth in the Russia and CIS region.
Copyright Photo: Ton Jochems. Boeing 757-28A VP-BAS (msn 28161) is pictured at Antalya, Turkey.