American Airlines passengers now can watch premium TV for free during their flights.
At the beginning of August, planes enabled with Wi-Fi began offering the entertainment on both seatback screens and streamed to passengers’ personal devices, CNN Money reports.
According to American Airlines:
You can access all in-seat entertainment for free — no matter where you sit. American Spotlight offers you the largest library of complimentary inflight entertainment among U.S. carriers.
- More than 160 movies, including nearly 50 new releases
- 300 TV shows
- More than 700 music selections
- 20 games
Passengers still need to pay for access if they intend to surf the internet, however.
The American Airlines’ move comes after Delta announced a similar free entertainment offering in June. About 90 percent of Delta flights now offer free entertainment.
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- “How My In-Flight Wi-Fi Turned Out to Be a Big, Fat ‘Gotcha’“
- “15 Travel Apps to Help Make the Most of Your Next Trip.”
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