Wi-Fi onboard Delta Ghana flights in 2013
- Published on 16 July 2012
US aircraft carrier Delta Airlines says it plans to offer an in-flight internet service on its long haul service to Ghana in early 2013.
Delta plans to install Wi-Fi in its international fleet of more than 150 aircraft, which includes Boeing 777, 767, 747, Airbus 330 and transoceanic Boeing 757 aircraft in early 2013.
Senior officials of the airline said that the expanded Wi-Fi service would use satellites to provide coverage internationally. The international service will use high-bandwidth Ku-band capacity satellites to provide global coverage.
More than 800 Delta aircraft are equipped with in-flight Wi-Fi service
When complete in 2015, Delta will operate approximately 1,000 Wi-Fi-equipped aircraft in its worldwide fleet.
“With our expansion of international Wi-Fi options across our fleet, Delta customers will be able to stay connected throughout their journey,” said Tim Mapes, Delta’s senior vice president for marketing.
The expansion of in-flight Wi-Fi to Delta’s transoceanic fleet is the latest in the airline’s more than $3 billion investment in enhanced global products, services and airport facilities through 2013.