VN Airlines to offer WiFi on flights
17:51 | 15/10/2019

VGP - The national flag carrier Viet Nam Airlines began pilot free wifi service on some Airbus A350 aircrafts for routes connecting Ha Noi and Ho Chi Minh City /Shanghai/Osaka and linking Ho Chi Minh City up to Osaka/Singapore.

VN Airlines to offer WiFi on flights

From the launch of the new services to the end of this year, the carrier will offer 30 minutes of free wifi which enables passengers to send text messages during their flights.

Through the wifi service, they can send text messages on popular applications such as Viber, iMessage, Messenger, Whatsapp, and others which would be suitable with passengers having high demand of frequently exchanging information during their flight. 

At a price between US$ 2.95 - 29.95, passengers can choose suitable packages with a maximum capacity of 80 MB.

The service can operate smoothly as the aircraft reaches the height of over 3,000 meter; however, the wifi signal is interrupted sometimes in the airspaces that are not allowed to use the service.

In order to use the service, passengers can register and pay online by credit cards such as Visa, MasterCard, American Express, JCB or Diners Club. 

Passengers accessed to the in-flight wifi service, which has been applied for Viet Nam Airlines’ airplanes for the first time.

 The airline will work to offer the service in other Boeing 787 and Airbus A350 aircraft with faster speed in the coming time.

Earlier, Viet Nam Airlines was the first to provide wireless-streaming services on its Airbus A321neo fleet./.

By Vien Nhu

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