Alaska Airlines to Offer ‘Free Chat’ In-Flight Messaging

By Jeremy Del Nero on 7 January 2017
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IMG_3626 (1)Alaska Airlines announced it will offer passengers free access to Gogo in-flight Wi-Fi for the purpose of using various messaging and chat apps on a test or beta basis.

The service, only available on flights with Gogo on board, supports iMessage, Facebook Messenger, and What’s App although only text messages and not photos are supported.

The service is not available while flying over Mexico, the Pacific Ocean to and from Hawaii, or Latin America.

Free Chat will be available through the end of 2017. The Seattle-based airline is also offering free streaming of in-flight entertainment programming through the end of March.

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