ViaSat Gets Win With EL AL Israel Airlines

Carlsbad-based in-flight broadband and satellite connectivity provider ViaSat and EL AL Israel Airlines said today that EL AL has selected ViaSat to power on-board Wi-Fi on its new Boeing 787 Dreamliner aircraft. Financial impact of the win was not announced. EL AL Israel Airlines recently announced a deal to purchase 16 new Boeing 787 Dreamliners for its fleet. ViaSat's equipent is expected to be installed at Boeing's factory, in early 2018.