Aer Lingus to offer Wi-Fi service on European flights mid-2013
Aer Lingus recently announced its customers would be able to enjoy Internet services on board their flights to European destinations from mid-2013.
The airline in a statement said that the customers booking Aer Lingus flights would be able to get online access through Wi-Fi when traveling to Europe. The airline indicated that it is fully prepared to roll out in-cabin wireless internet access and the work is under progress now.
A spokesperson of Aer Lingus disclosed that the Wi-Fi service would be available from mid-way through 2013, and is being installed by LiveTV, a subsidiary of JetBlue Airways.
After the Wi-Fi service becomes operational, the customers booking Aer Lingus flight tickets and traveling to their respective destinations in Europe would be able to connect their personal mobile devices to the Wi-Fi network for sending and receiving emails, checking their Facebook accounts, updating Twitter or simply browsing the Internet.
The airline stated that it would be providing the new Wi-Fi service on more than 40 aircrafts in its fleet, and would be implemented in a phased manner.