An Oct. 4 GOL passenger flight between São Paulo Congonhas Airport and Brazil’s national capital Brasilia was the first South American commercial airline flight to have onboard internet connectivity, according to GOL CEO Paulo Kakinoff in a statement delivered in flight and transmitted live on GOL’s Facebook page. “Passengers on board used this new facility, browsing freely,” GOL said. Equipped with a 2Ku satellite communication technology antenna installed ...

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