Vistara: First airline to offer in-flight WiFi internet on B787-9

New Delhi, Sep 17 : Full-service airline Vistara will offer in-flight Wi-Fi internet connectivity onboard international flights operated on Boeing 787 from September 18.

Accordingly, the service will be available on flights between Delhi and London Heathrow.

“This makes Vistara the first Indian airline to offer the service,” the airline said in a statement.

“Vistara plans to soon introduce the service on its Airbus A321 neo aircraft as well, subject to regulatory approvals.”

As per the airline, under an introductory offer, the service will be available free of cost to all Vistara customers for a limited period.

“During the limited period of the free offering, Vistara will gather information on system functionality and feedback on the overall customer experience to further fine-tune the service,” the statement said.

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“The airline will announce the tariff plans for the service in due c ourse.”

Last month,Vistara operated its first long-haul flight from Delhi to London o perated on the Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner.

The airline is operating the special, non-stop flights under the bilateral “transport bubble” from August 28 to October 24, and will fly thrice a week between the two capital cities.

The airline is a joint venture between Tata Sons and Singapore Airlines Ltd.

–IANS
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