Gulf Air Chooses Thales’ GX Ka-band for B787-9 and A321Neo-E (LR) fleet

Gulf Air chose Thales’ Ka-band connectivity solution for their B787-9 and A321Neo-E (LR) aircraft. Gulf Air has worked closely with Thales to support their strategic growth plans to elevate customer experience. 

In 2016 the airline selected the AVANT inflight entertainment system for their complete fleet renewal program. With the pairing of Thales’ IFE and global connectivity solutions, Gulf Air hopes its passengers will enjoy a unique IFE experience.

Thales says it will provide a complete end-to-end connectivity solution. Through the connectivity portal and onboard Wi-Fi network, Gulf Air passengers will be able to browse the internet, check social media and shop onboard during their flights.

Thales’ Ka-band connectivity solution leverages the INMARSAT Global Xpress satellite network. 

In 2016, Gulf Air selected Thales’s AVANT inflight entertainment system for their fleet renewal program. AVANT offers a highly customizable passenger experience with Full High Definition displays and a wide selection of features and applications.