Starting January 25, ANA will launch new services for passengers on domestic routes to better enjoy their flights.
Passengers will be able to buy ANA Wi-Fi Service to give them in-flight Internet access on domestic routes. ANA will also provide free of charge ANA SKY LIVE TV, a new suite of entertainment content to watch TV in real time.
ANA already offers Wi-Fi on its international flights, and is expanding this to its domestic routes starting with Boeing 777-300 aircraft primarily flying between Haneda Airport and Hokkaido (Chitose), Fukuoka and Okinawa airports.
Passengers can use their credit cards to buy 40 minutes of Internet access for JPY550, or for the entire flight for JPY1050.
ANA is also the first Japanese airline to offer domestic passengers the choice to watch real-time TV programming in-flight through ANA SKY LIVE TV.
Passengers will be able to use their own wireless LAN enabled devices to watch the latest news and sports in real-time, free of charge.
ANA also provides children’s and variety programs, over 20 audio channels and an assortment of electronic books, magazines and comics. The service also includes access to flight maps and text news, as well as ANASTORE@SKY, an in-flight shopping website offering a total of 25 to 30 products for sale.
ANA will sequentially upgrade its fleet up to about 100 aircraft to offer the new services by the end of FY2017 . The service will be available in all classes on the upgraded Boeing 777, Boeing 787, Boeing 767, Boeing 737, Airbus A320, and Q400 aircraft .
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