Delta Air Lines is offering high-speed Internet access on all transAtlantic flights between the US and the UK, mainland Europe, Israel and West Africa.
Flights from Heathrow and Manchester
From the UK, the Delta offers up to 11 peak flights from Heathrow and one from Manchester, meaning more customers can access the internet at 30,000 feet.
“Delta already offer Wi-Fi across our domestic mainline fleet and we are delighted to extend the service to our trans Atlantic customers, giving them the option to work, keep in touch or surf the web throughout their flight,” said Nat Pieper, Delta’s Senior Vice President for Europe, Middle East and Africa. “More than 93% of our international flights offers Internet access and we will continue to use technology to make our customers’ air travel experience more productive whenever they fly with Delta.”
Delta’s wifi is powered by high-speed, Ku-Band satellite technology and is available on up to 83 round-trip flights to and from 27 European cities, in addition to Tel Aviv, Israel; Accra, Ghana; Lagos, Nigeria; and Dakar, Senegal.
Free Access to Delta Studio
Customers can also enjoy free access to Delta Studio, an in-flight streaming service, which allows them to view movies and TV options direct to their mobile devices that is available in addition to the airline’s existing on demand entertainment.
Delta began installing wifi on U.S. domestic mainline aircraft in 2008. With international satellite based wifi now installed on Delta’s wide body fleet; Boeing 747s, 767s, the Airbus A330 and transoceanic Boeing 757s, the Delta Air Lines operates the world’s largest wifi equipped fleet, giving customers more options to stay connected in flight.