Vistara Makes History with In-Flight Wi-Fi Services
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In-Flight Wi-Fi Services
9 Nov

Vistara Makes History with In-Flight Wi-Fi Services

In a significant development, Vistara has etched its name in the annals of Indian aviation history as the first airline in the country to offer in-flight Wi-Fi services. This pioneering move enables passengers to maintain connectivity with the world above the clouds using their smartphones, tablets, and laptops.

While Vistara proudly claims the first-mover status within India, it’s worth noting that in-flight Wi-Fi services have become commonplace on several international carriers, especially during long-haul flights. With this latest offering, Vistara joins the ranks of airlines around the world that provide this amenity, marking a moment of pride for India.

Tata Sons and SIA, the airline’s owners, recently announced the commencement of free in-flight Wi-Fi internet services on their Boeing 787-9 Dreamliners. This service is currently available on flights operating between Indira Gandhi International Airport (DEL) in Delhi and London Heathrow (LHR). As an introductory gesture, the service is being provided to all passengers free of charge for a limited time. Vistara has plans to extend this in-flight Wi-Fi service to its Airbus A321neo aircraft as well.

Passengers can now enjoy uninterrupted connectivity even at altitudes soaring to 35,000 feet above the ground. Whether it’s sending emails, accessing social media accounts, or staying in touch via messaging apps, Vistara passengers can remain connected throughout their journey. During this phase, the airline will collect feedback and gauge the system’s performance.

In the realm of in-flight Wi-Fi, various airlines offer differing speeds and features, but the overall goal remains consistent: to facilitate seamless communication with family, friends, and colleagues, without missing out on any updates. This service holds particular significance for business travelers, as it empowers them to stay productive and engaged during lengthy flights. For business travelers, in-flight messaging is an essential tool for work-related communication, including email correspondence and collaboration with peers.

In essence, in-flight Wi-Fi services not only enhance the overall flying experience but also promote safety and revenue generation. Vistara is poised to unveil its tariff plans for this service shortly, providing passengers with more options and flexibility for staying connected in the skies.