Aer Lingus launches wi-fi access on its Airbus A330s.


New York (AirGuide - Inside Air Travel) - Mon, Oct 14, 2013

Aer Lingus has launched wi-fi access on its Airbus A330s for mobile products like phones, laptops and tables on its transatlantic flights after several months of trials. Business class flyers will get the service for free while prices start at U10.95 for one hour and U19.95 for 24 hours. Seven of the airlineOs A330 aircraft have been fitted with satellite technology provided by Panasonic. The service is not yet available on European flights but will be coming soon, the airline said. While voice calls are not permitted, on Aer Lingus flights, nor are voice calls through wifi services such as Skype or Voip. GSM services are being provided in association with AeroMobile. "Aer Lingus is at the forefront of in-cabin internet access, being just the second European airline to introduce internet access on transatlantic flights,O said Aer Lingus chief commercial manager Stephen Kavanagh. OThis is another choice we are offering our customers to...

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