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These 5 Airlines Now Offer Free WiFi on Most Flights


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Which airlines offer free Wi-Fi on flights and how can you get it?

Free Wi-Fi on airplanes isn’t very common yet, but there are a handful of airlines around the world that offer it, including one major airline that just announced free Wi-Fi for all passengers.

Woman using laptop and cell phone in flight

In the United States, only two airlines currently offer free WiFi.

Internationally, there are a number of airlines that also offer free Wi-Fi.

As with anything « free, » there are a few drawbacks to getting free onboard WiFi. Some airlines offer it only on selected routes or for a limited time.

Here are all the major airlines currently offering free Wi-Fi on most flights:

Woman using cell phone on airplane

1.Jet Blue

JetBlue was the first US airline to begin offering free WiFi to all passengers through its Fly-Fi service in 2013. Since then, it has expanded to cover nearly all flights in the United States, as well as many flights to Latin America and the Caribbean. , as well as select flights to Europe.

This makes JetBlue one of the best airlines to fly to if you’re looking for free WiFi, but coverage can vary depending on the route and type of plane.

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JetBlue aircraft

2. Delta Airlines

Delta is the latest airline in the US to begin offering free Wi-Fi on most flights. This new program started rolling out in early 2023 and is expected to cover all major domestic flights by the end of 2023, and all international and regional flights by the end of 2024.

To access free inflight WiFi on Delta flights, you must be a member of SkyMiles, Delta’s frequent flyer program.

Fortunately, it’s free to sign up for SkyMiles and you can do it while you’re on the plane before connecting to WiFi if you’re not already a member.

delta aircraft

3. Singapore Airlines

The most recent airline to announce free Wi-Fi for all is Singapore Airlines.

According to Simple Flying, free WiFi will be available to passengers in all cabins starting July 1. Previously, passengers flying in premium cabins already enjoyed free WiFi, so this rollout is expected to cover all flights and routes immediately.

Now, passengers seated in economy class will also be able to connect to free WiFi. Like Delta, travelers will need to join Singapore Airlines’ free KrisFlyer loyalty program before going online.

Singapore Airlines plane with the city in the background

4. Qatar Airways

Another airline that offers free WiFi is Qatar Airways, but it comes with a caveat.

To access free Wi-Fi on your Qatar Airways flight, you must be a member of the airline’s Privilege Club frequent flyer program (it’s free to join).

Even then, you’ll only get one hour of complimentary WiFi. After that, you can choose to upgrade to a paid package to continue browsing the web.

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5. Norwegian airlines

The European low-cost airline Norwegian Airlines offers free WiFi on many of its flights. Travelers on short-haul flights within Europe will have access to free Wi-Fi, and from 2020 it will also be available on many long-haul transatlantic flights.

However, the free WiFi only applies to the « Basic » plan. If you want faster service or the ability to stream video content, you’ll need to pay for a premium WiFi package.

norwegian air

honorable mentions

These airlines offer limited free Wi-Fi on select routes or to limited destinations:

  • Philippine Airlines: Offers 30 minutes of free Wi-Fi on select international flights
  • Qantas: Offers free Wi-Fi on all domestic flights within Australia
  • nok air: Offers free WiFi on all flights (mainly flights within Thailand)
  • Air New Zealand: Offers complimentary Wi-Fi on select flights

Free in-flight WiFi seems to be a growing trend, and more airlines may offer this benefit in the future, making staying connected easier than ever.

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