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JAL expands inflight wifi service

27 Feb 2015

Japan Airlines (JAL) has announced it will introduce JAL Sky wifi on its B767-300ERs and B787-8s starting from March 3.

The service will be available on Europen, North American and long-haul Asian routes.

There are two plans for passengers in all classes:

Plan

Hour(s)

Charges

Discounted charges (*)

One hour plan

1

US$10.15

US$9.15

Flight plan

24

US$18.80

US$16.80

(*)The discount offer is only available when paying by JAL card, JAL USA card or JAL SPDB credit card.

JAL Sky wifi was first launched on B777-300ERs. It can be used on smartphones, notebook computers and other wireless LAN devices. Upon connection through wifi, passengers can browse the web, check emails, or update social media.

As it is provided by satellite, wifi may be interrupted or unavailable due to poor weather conditions or location. For example, the service is not available over China due to its network permissions. There is also no signal above the border of Alaska and Canada and wifi service on thr Tokyo (Haneda) – London/Paris routes has been unavailable since January 28 as the satellite is out of service.

For more information, visit jal.com

Valerian Ho

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