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April 01, 2013

PAL to offer in-flight calling and WiFi internet

Philippine Airlines has announced that they will soon start offering in-flight calling and WiFi internet connection to its passengers for select Airbuses.

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These in-flight services are made possible through PAL’s partnership with OnAir, a Geneva-based in-flight telecoms provider. “By mid-year”, passengers of PAL’s Airbus A330-343s and Boeing 777-300ERs will soon be able to make calls and surf the internet during flights.

“As the country’s leading airline, we must enable our passengers to stay in touch during flights. Connectivity is an absolute requirement for today’s travellers,” said Ramon S. Ang, PAL President and Chief Operating Officer.

Last year, Cebu Pacific also broke the news about in-flight WiFi but implementation was scheduled for 3rd quarter of 2013. Looks like PAL will be ahead of them

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Philippine Airlines now with WiFi and Cellular on board

8 Responses to “PAL to offer in-flight calling and WiFi internet”

  1. IC DeaDPiPoL says:

    April Fools?

  2. Chan says:

    Just like this one? :)

    http://www.gogoair.com/

  3. John says:

    Baka April Fools, but afaik may inflight calls na ang PAL since then.

  4. Justin says:

    Now, if this article mentioned that the in-flight Wifi service was FREE, it would likely be an April fools article. But since there is no mention of it being free, it’s likely legit.

  5. Oni says:

    nakarating k n sa destination mo hnd p tapos mag load yung homepage m

  6. longoverdue says:

    lagi naman tayong nahuhuli, matagal nang may ganyan sa ibang airline abroad. anyway mabuti naman kung ganun

    it only means na and radio signal sa loob ng plane ay hindi nakaka distorbo ng signal confirmed by myth buster sa discovery channel

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