Tata group’s NELCO, in partnership with Panasonic Avionics, on Wednesday launched in-flight wi-fi services in India, with Vistara likely to be the first airline in the country to avail the facility. Also Read - IndiGo vs Kunal Kamra: Banned by Four Airlines, Comedian Flies Out of Mumbai With Vistara

“NELCO is the first Indian company to provide this service in the country, marking the beginning of a new era of wi-fi on aircraft in Indian skies,” it said in a press release. Also Read - Vistara Launches Flights to Kathmandu, Starting February 11

Vistara has already signed up for aero in-flight communication (IFC) services and “is likely to be the first domestic airline company to launch these services very soon”, the NELCO press release said. Also Read - Vistara 5th Anniversary Sale: Now Buy Flight Tickets Starting at Rs 995

P J Nath, the MD and CEO of NELCO, said, “We foresee a great opportunity for growth in the IFC services in the country in the coming years and intend to be a leader in this market.”