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Now everyone can fly – and surf, too

PETALING JAYA: AirAsia is set to offer Wi-Fi service on its flights. It is currently providing a two-month free user trial.

Communication and Multimedia Minister Datuk Seri Ahmad Shabery Cheek (pic), who tried the new service while on board a flight from Miri to Kuala Lumpur recently, has given it the thumbs up.

Impressed by the service, Ahmad Shabery took to the public announcement system and announced the available Wi-Fi service to passengers.

Sixty Wi-Fi access tokens were snapped up within 10 minutes of the announcement.

AirAsia said in a statement yesterday that the service was designed to provide low-cost Internet availability to guests.

With a quota of 1MB each, 60 guests on selected flights will be given the chance to test and evaluate the Wi-Fi service during the trial period until the end of this month.

There will be an in-flight announcement if the aircraft is equipped with the Wi-Fi service.


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