Cebu Pacific Air to offer Wi-Fi onboard starting July 1, 2013

Have you heard about Cebu Pacific’s Wifi onboard ?

The long wait is over! Cebu Pacific Air (PSE:CEB), the Philippines’ largest flag carrier, will provide OnAir Internet service to passengers in its Airbus A330 fleet starting July 2013.

Cebu Pacific Wifi onboard
Cebu Pacific inflight Wifi access

Cebu Pacific Wifi onboard

Say goodbye to boring long haul flights as Cebu Pacific will soon start offering Wifi Onboard. Yeah, you can blog, update your facebook, tweet and even work if your have an online based job.

Cebu Air recently flew home a wi-fi enabled A300 aircraft, the first in the Philippines, from Toulouse, France. Cebu Pacific will be offering wi-fi onboard its flights to Singapore starting July 1 and on Dubai flights by October 7. Once Internet OnAir is in service, Cebu Pacific passengers will be able to access the Internetduring flights and make calls using Voice Over IP applications, using their Wi-Fi enabled personal electronic devices, such as Android™ phones and tablets, iPhone®, iPad®, BlackBerry®, and laptops.

Cebu Pacific’s A330 fleet is scheduled to offer Wi-Fi onboard next month, in time for the airline’s initial deployment of long haul services. CEB’s A330 fleet, planned for introduction in the third quarter of 2013, will allow Cebu Pacific to provide direct, non-stop flights to regions within the aircraft’s 11-hour flying range including the Middle East, Australia, parts of Europe and the U.S.

Manila-based Cebu Pacific will be the first long-haul, Low Cost Carrier in South East Asia to provide Internet access onboard. Consistent with its track record of innovation, CEB will be the first Filipino airline to provide Internet connectivity.

OnAir’s use of Inmarsat’s SwiftBroadband, combined with the most extensive network of regulatory approvals and roaming agreements, means its services are available around the world.

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