Global communications company Viasat is offering new high-speed in-flight connectivity (IFC) business aviation service packages for its Ku-band customers.

The increased speeds of up to 10Mbps, service packages and hardware incentives are made available for its existing and new customers.

The new Viasat Ku Advanced packages also come with ‘rollover of unused data allowances, regional and hourly service plans and the ability to stream audio and video content’.

According to the company, it is expected to support the productivity of passengers and crew, as well as keep them entertained while improving their experiences throughout the flight journey.

The Viasat service is designed to use satellites to transmit data to and from the aircraft worldwide.

Using existing aircraft wiring, all Viasat business aviation customers can switch to Viasat’s Ka-band system and benefit from Ku Advanced increased speeds with near-global coverage.

Viasat Business Aviation director Claudio D’Amico said: “Today’s offerings give business jet owners with legacy aircraft and Ku radomes, the ability to deliver an enhanced experience.

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“We continue to add more capabilities to our network, enabling us to give business jet owners more choice in selecting an in-flight connectivity service package that meets their in-flight internet needs and budget.

“Our solutions enable customers to find the right balance between capital and operational costs while taking advantage of an enhanced connectivity experience.”

Last month, JetBlue Airways selected Viasat for Fly-Fi in-flight internet service across its new Airbus A220-300 fleet.

The company also modernised Nato’s ultra-high frequency satellite communications control stations during the same month.