Emirates Airline passengers bound for the US will soon have inflight connectivity throughout their journey, thanks to the planned launch of Inmarsat satellites that will provide coverage over the polar region. The carrier’s US-bound flights often travel over the Arctic region, where aircraft can lose contact for up to four hours with geostationary satellites over the Equator. By 2022, however, Emirates partner Inmarsat will place two satellites in elliptical orbits, via the ...

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