Air Côte d’Ivoire boosts passenger experience with SITAONAIR Wi-Fi & Mobile provisions

Ivory Coast operator Air Côte d’Ivoire has announced it is deploying SITAONAIR’s Mobile ONAIR and Internet ONAIR Wi-Fi across its new fleet of A320neo aircraft. The roll-out is due to commence September 2020.

According to the airline, this selection is set to meet increasing passenger demand for the ultimate level of speed and seamless connection. The Internet ONAIR portal also provides Air Côte d’Ivoire with a host of additional services, and by leveraging both services passengers can enjoy seamless mobile connection inflight while increased connectivity bandwidth strengthens reliability.

Mr. René Decurey, Chief Executive Officer, Air Côte d’Ivoire, comments: “It’s true that passenger expectations are growing. There is also increasing pressure to provide tailored services that cover the breadth of our passengers’ needs and data consumption. As Air Côte d’Ivoire continues to concentrate on enhanced, new generation inflight connectivity services for true passenger satisfaction, SITAONAIR is the obvious, trusted partner to support our ambitions.”

Stephan Egli, Commercial VP Middle-East, Africa & Europe, SITAONAIR, adds: “Having previously deployed SITAONAIR’s Internet ONAIR solution over SwiftBroadband, the move to GX reflects Air Côte d’Ivoire’s dedication to delivering true passenger satisfaction that’s future-proofed. By offering mobile and Wi-Fi services onboard, SITAONAIR is able to provide an inflight connectivity service to passengers that delivers a unified, seamless and fast experience that costs less. SITAONAIR is proud to be Air Côte d’Ivoire’s long-term partner in this venture.”