US Airline Gives Free WiFi Service

JetBlue became the first airline to provide free Wi-Fi

A JetBlue Airbus A321 N937JB at JFK Airport - Image credit Adam Moreira

Free Wi-Fi can be an attraction for anyone who is traveling to various places, including in performing everyday activities. And, this time even if you're in air travel. You can imagine in an air travel, say long-distance travel, and when you get Wi-Fi, then you will find it useful during the trip.

Citing the sites CNN Indonesia, today, JetBlue, the airline based in the United States became the first airline to provide Wi-Fi at no charge throughout the flight.

They, the JetBlue airline gave the name of this free facility with a 'Fly-Fi', as reported by Travel and Leisure sites on Thursday, January 12, and the passengers do not need to bother looking for Wi-Fi from before rising up off the plane.

How pleasant the trip, it gets unlimited internet access facility, passengers can freely explore the virtual world, watch streaming video until the use messaging application.

As known earlier, that Wi-Fi has been introduced by the aircraft manufacturer, Boeing, begins revive the aviation industry, in the aftermath of the 9/11 terror attacks.

Of course, the appeal of internet usage without these cables provide new opportunities for potential air passengers, various airlines are racing to provide Wi-Fi to its customers. Including JetBlue which has been providing Wi-Fi facility in-flight since 2013.

However, always present limitations to a certain level, many passengers feel that the speed of Wi-Fi is not stable during use. Moreover, they complained to the high ticket prices, ranging from hundreds of dollars to thousands of dollars.

Based on the experience of the passengers, the constraints in internet connection can occur at a certain altitude area, so that Wi-Fi does not show adequate performance for the internet browsing.

Indeed, free Wi-Fi service attracted the attention of passengers, especially in the use of internet phone service, but the impact on other passengers who want to rest.

In other risks is a worse disorder, I think you know more about it, namely in-flight signal instability.

Source: E Priherdityo - CNN Indonesia, Travel and Leisure
Image: Adam Moreira via Wikipedia


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