Delta Air Lines recently announced it will start providing in-flight Wi-Fi internet service on more than 150 aircrafts on its long-haul fleet on international network. The aircrafts include Airbus A-330 and Boeing 747, 767 and 777. It will also equip its Boeing 757 aircraft with Wi-Fi internet service in early 2013.
The airline in a statement said that its Wi-Fi service, which has been expanded fleet-wide, will be using satellites for providing international coverage and will be complementing the current air-to-ground service being currently provided by Gogo for Delta Air Lines’ domestic flights.
Currently, Delta Air Lines has the largest fleet of Wi-Fi equipped aircrafts in the world, with above 3,000 flights daily. The airline is offering in-flight Wi-Fi service to more than 400,000 passengers daily with accessibility above 10,000 feet. The airline is aiming to operate nearly 1,000 Wi-Fi equipped aircrafts by 2015.
Apart from Wi-Fi upgrades, Delta Air Lines has also equipped its fleet with more First Class seats as well as in-flight entertainment to its domestic flights.
Delta Air Lines presently operates above 13,000 flights daily from its hubs in Atlanta, Amsterdam, Detroit, New York JFK, New York LaGuardia, Cincinnati, Paris-Charles de Gaulle, Memphis, Salt Lake City, Minneapolis-St. Paul and Tokyo-Narita.