Delta rolls out Wi-Fi offering to transatlantic flights

Delta rolls out Wi-Fi offering to transatlantic flights

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High-speed internet is now available on Delta Air Lines’ flights between the United States and the UK.

Wi-Fi is already available on Delta’s domestic fleet and will also now be rolled out to include flights between the US and mainland Europe, Israel and West Africa.

Nat Pieper, Delta’s senior vice president for Europe, Middle East and Africa, said: “We are delighted to give the option for passengers to work, keep in touch or surf the net throughout their flight.

“More than 93% of our international fleet offers internet access and we’ll continue to use technology to make our customers’ travel experience more productive whenever they fly with Delta.”

Delta’s Wi-Fi is provided by Gogo and powered by high-speed Ku-Band satellite technology, it’s available on up to 83 daily round-trip flights to and from 27 European cities, in addition to Tel Aviv, Israel; Accra, Ghana; Lagos, Nigeria; and Dakar, Senegal.

Customers can also access Delta Studio, an in-flight streaming service which allows them to view movies and TV options direct to their mobile devices.Delta claims to operate the world’s largest Wi-Fi equipped fleet.

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