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British Airways short haul wi-fi rollout Despite being approved to implement Wi-Fi on its short-haul fleet earlier this year, BA has now finally begun to actually roll this out to customers. The launch has been beset with issues surrounding the new type of onboard Wi-Fi. Air traffic in Europe is deemed as too congested for traditional onboard satellite wi-fi systems. A new system was developed, the hybrid air-to-ground/S-band satellite-based EAN. This has led to legal challenges in Belgium over the use of the system in their airspace. BA has implemented a “soft launch” of wi-fi on three aircraft currently. There