Inmarsat has flagged that its GX Aviation inflight broadband service is now available to customers onboard the first of Virgin Atlantic’s brand new Airbus A350 aircraft.

Virgin Atlantic is set to receive 12 Airbus A350-1000s over the next three years,  all of which will be installed with GX Aviation – Inmarsat’s high-speed inflight connectivity service delivered through a wholly-owned global network of high-throughput satellites.

Inmarsat’s partner Deutsche Telekom, the current internet service provider on Virgin Atlantic’s Boeing 787 and Airbus A330 fleets, has also been selected for the same role on the airline’s new Airbus A350 fleet.