Connectivity

Lconnect – Seamlessly connected around the globe

From planning and installation to in-service support, from ground to air, from cockpit to cabin, from single aircraft to the largest fleet – Lufthansa Technik is the global one-stop partner for aircraft connectivity. With Lconnect we offer our customers a quick, flexible and seamless solution for connecting their flying assets to prepare them ideally for all future challenges. This market-leading capability is based on the company's vast experience in aircraft modification and its role as the pioneering installation provider for the airline industry's first broadband internet system 15 years ago (today's FlyNet®). 

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Superior experience for optimum installation

In addition to passenger entertainment capabilities, the demand for inflight internet access including e-mail, texting and voice capabilities, video conferencing, video streaming, cloud computing, e-commerce etc. is increasing. Ka-band and Ku-band (High-throughput satellite, HTS) connectivity is the answer to the continuously increasing demands on high performance in-flight connectivity. Lufthansa Technik is the first address for installing Satcom on board, offering a competitive package of experience – which made various customers choose Lufthansa Technik as integration partner. 

Ka-band – state-of-the-art high-speed internet

Upgrading to Ka-band connectivity, e.g. using a skin-mounted canoe antenna, provides passengers access to the only satcom network that guarantees a minimum speed for on-board online applications. With Lufthansa Technik as installation partner, Lufthansa will be the first network airline in Europe to offer Ka-band-based broadband internet on board its short- and medium-haul flights.  ... more 

Cutting-edge connectivity

The cutting-edge connectivity solution provides passengers access to highly reliable broadband internet throughout the entire flight. The solution guarantees a certain quality of service and delivers connection speeds up to 50 Mbit per second. More than 250 narrowbody aircraft of the Lufthansa Group will be modified by Lufthansa Technik. According to this outstanding experience with a global available connectivity solution, Lufthansa Technik is poised to remain at the forefront of the connected aviation revolution around the world. 

FlyNet® – high-speed internet at cruising altitude

With system integration provided by Lufthansa Technik, Lufthansa operated the world's first scheduled flight with broadband Internet access on 15 January 2003. Since then, all Lufthansa long-haul aircraft have been equipped with this pioneering system branded as FlyNet®. Lufthansa is thus the first airline in the world whose entire long-haul fleet is equipped with broadband technology.  ... more 

Integration and connection of Electronic Flight Bag (EFB) systems

Lufthansa Technik offers a series of options for upgrading aircraft with Electronic Flight Bags (EFB) in different configurations. They are compatible with state-of-the-art headend equipment such as tablet computers. Various configurations of the system are in service, offering outstanding reliability and flexibility.  ... more