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Re: El Al finally inaugurates in-flight WiFi
« Reply #15 on: July 11, 2018, 11:32:48 AM »
Should ViaSat be sharing connection details?  ???
I doubt their sharing connection details. Only thing they are probably sharing is the number of people online. What they are doing is obvious by looking around.
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Re: El Al finally inaugurates in-flight WiFi
« Reply #16 on: July 11, 2018, 03:05:00 PM »

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Re: El Al finally inaugurates in-flight WiFi
« Reply #17 on: July 11, 2018, 03:24:23 PM »
Their email says it's only from European destinations so far.

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Re: El Al finally inaugurates in-flight WiFi
« Reply #19 on: July 11, 2018, 04:32:16 PM »
Do other airlines also let you switch devices? It can be great if traveling with a few people together...

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Re: El Al finally inaugurates in-flight WiFi
« Reply #20 on: July 11, 2018, 04:33:07 PM »
Do other airlines also let you switch devices? It can be great if traveling with a few people together...
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Re: El Al finally inaugurates in-flight WiFi
« Reply #23 on: July 13, 2018, 07:08:09 PM »
Apperently it won't work within 30 minutes of TLV. I wonder what the security issue is with that.

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Re: El Al finally inaugurates in-flight WiFi
« Reply #24 on: July 13, 2018, 07:22:48 PM »
Called theater security.

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Re: El Al finally inaugurates in-flight WiFi
« Reply #25 on: July 25, 2018, 08:48:41 PM »
Apperently it won't work within 30 minutes of TLV. I wonder what the security issue is with that.
Or maybe 30 minutes from landing. Flew LH 2 days ago and it gets shut off 30/45 minutes from landing as well

In the US it only works 10k ft +. JetBlue offered on LGA-BOS a special service that FlyFi works gate to gate

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Re: El Al finally inaugurates in-flight WiFi
« Reply #26 on: July 26, 2018, 12:28:05 PM »
FlyFi works gate to gate on many JetBlue planes.

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Re: El Al finally inaugurates in-flight WiFi
« Reply #27 on: December 07, 2018, 04:22:42 AM »
I flew back and forth from TLV to LAX this week on LY's Dreamliner. I have to say I was positively surprised by the Wifi

Still showing up as beta testing so apparently free for everyone on flights to and from the US.

I had decent connection for the first 2.5 hours out of LAX, then went to sleep but I don't believe there is anything around Greenland, then ongoing since over UK (when I woke up)

I did a speedtest, below. Not sure how they will price this once it goes live officially.
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Re: El Al finally inaugurates in-flight WiFi
« Reply #28 on: February 17, 2019, 02:52:57 AM »
The free trial period ended last week and here are the new prices until April 30th. I'm assuming LY is testing these price points and will finalize them in May