operator Servisair is to offer free wifi internet access at its 18 UK locations
by the end of this month.
operates non-airline lounges at airports throughout the UK (including three facilities
at Heathrow’s terminals 1, 3, and 4). Up until now guests had to pay for
internet usage according to the airports’ wifi providers, but an agreement with
Spectrum Interactive means this service will now be provided free of charge.
The deal applies
only to wifi access – wired access contnues to be offered on a chargeable basis through
computer terminals in the lounges. Access to Servisair lounges can be booked
via executivelounges.com, with prices starting between £10 and £20 depending on
location. Annual membership can also be purchased for £250, giving unlimited
follows BA’s decision to make wifi free in all of its lounges across the UK and
Jersey (see online news March 28).
Report by Mark