Saudi Arabian Airlines says 6 routes offer free Wi-Fi for first 20 minutes
Saudi Arabian Airlines (Saudia) has made Wi-Fi available to passengers flying to 47 international destinations.
On six of these routes - to Los Angeles, Washington, New York, London Heathrow, Manchester and Dubai - passengers in Economy can access complimentary Wi-Fi for a 20 minute segment, after which several packages are available for purchase, the airliner said Tuesday in a statement.
Guests travelling in First and Business Class will receive a complimentary Wi-Fi session on all 47 routes, with the quota provided varying by route.
Packages may be purchased in advance of travel, with a code sent directly by email and to a mobile device, or passengers may use their e-ticket number as the Wi-Fi access code. Alternatively, packages can also be purchased inflight using a valid credit card, the statement added.
The destinations in full: Los Angeles, Frankfurt, Singapore, Cairo, Casablanca, Istanbul, Lucknow, Washington, Munich, Algiers, Kuala Lumpur, Alexandria, Colombo, Ankara, Cochin, New York, Geneva, Maldives, Sharm El Sheikh, Mauritius, Delhi, Islamabad, Rome, Bombay, Karachi, Toronto, London, Beirut, Dubai, Tunis, Kuwait, Paris, Milan, Manchester, Manila, Madrid, Johannesburg, Multan, Trivandrum, Dhaka, Jakarta, Chennai, Khartoum, Bahrain, Baghdad, Hyderabad and Guangzhou.For all the latest tech news from the UAE and Gulf countries, follow us on Twitter and Linkedin, like us on Facebook and subscribe to our YouTube page, which is updated daily.