Posted on: 05 March 2012 by Mark Howells
Delta Air Lines has added free access to shop on Amazon.com and Amazonwireless.com aboard Delta and Delta Connection flights with in-flight Wi-Fi service.“Our customers enjoy our free content options in-flight and free access to Amazon provides a convenient way to shop online at 30,000 feet for things they want on the ground,” remarked Bob Kupbens, Delta’s vice president – Marketing and Digital Commerce.
To access Amazon, passengers open their internet browser, access the Delta Connect Wi-Fi portal and click on one of the Amazon banners to begin shopping. This service is in addition to the carrier’s free access to real-time travel information, news content from The Wall Street Journal and People magazine, exclusive shopping deals and entertainment options by Delta and its on-board wireless provider Gogo.
More than 800 Delta aircraft, including most Delta Connection two-class regional jets, are equipped with in-flight Wi-Fi service.The Wi-Fi enhancements are part of Delta’s previously announced plan to invest more than $2 billion in enhanced global products, services and airport facilities through 2013.