Free Wi-Fi On Your Next Flight? - Delta Taps T-Mobile To Offer Free Wi-Fi

  • Delta Air Lines, Inc DAL shared plans to offer fast, free Wi-Fi in partnership with T-Mobile US, Inc TMUS to all customers on board most domestic mainline flights beginning February 1.
  • Delta will offer the service on more than 700 ViaSat, Inc VSAT-equipped aircraft by the end of 2023. 
  • Delta also announced plans to bring free Wi-Fi on international and regional aircraft by the end of 2024.
  • Price Action: Delta Partners With Flying-Taxi Maker For Rides To Airports
  • “At work, at home, and everywhere in between, connectivity is essential to daily life, and your journey on Delta should be no different,” said Delta CEO Ed Bastian at CES 2023 in Las Vegas. 
  • The move aimed to fuel Delta’s vision of more personalized travel as customers log in using their Delta SkyMiles account or join SkyMiles on the ground or in the air for free to connect. 
  • T-Mobile CEO Mike Sievert said, “T-Mobile customers already get free in-flight Wi-Fi, and now we’re partnering with Delta to bring that experience to all customers — regardless of their wireless provider — so that anyone flying Delta can enjoy online access from takeoff to touchdown.”
  • Delta also divulged plans for Delta Sync Exclusives hub, a new SkyMiles-unlocked mobile platform coming this spring to elevate the in-flight connectivity experience with exclusive offers.
  • Price Action: DAL shares traded lower by 0.51% at $35.05 premarket on the last check Friday.
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