Frontier Airlines, Denver based subsidiary of Republic Airways Holdings, Inc., has launched WiFi service for the travelling passengers.
The airline has announced that its Enabler 190 fleet will offer onboard WiFi from Monday. Frontier is offering 30 minutes of free WiFi throughout the remainder of February in order to celebrate this launch. Passengers can also win a free WiFi service on the airline for one full year by visiting the airline’s Facebook page. This offer is going to be presented for more than 80 destinations in the U.S., Mexico and Costa Rica.
“Adding Wi-Fi to our Embraer fleet is another example of Frontier’s commitment to providing our guests with a comfortable and easy travel experience,” said Dan Krause, vice president of Marketing and Customer Experience for Frontier. “We’re confident that the availability of onboard Wi-Fi will improve the flying experience of those who want to remain socially connected during their travels.”
Gogo, provider of inflight connectivity, is managing the onboard WiFi service on the airline.
“Gogo is extremely excited about the opportunity to help the numerous travelers who fly Frontier’s Embraer fleet stay connected and entertained in flight through Gogo,” said Ash ElDifrawi, Gogo’s chief marketing officer. “As the number of Wi-Fi-enabled mobile devices continues to grow, those passengers who have come to expect connectivity will be able to connect on Frontier.”
Pricing for laptop service is $4.95 on flights up to 650 miles long, $9.95 for flights from 651 to 1,150 miles long, and $12.95 for flights 1,151 miles and longer. Pricing for mobile devices is $4.95 for flights up to 650 miles and $7.95 for flights 651 miles and longer. Additionally, there is an option to purchase access for 15 minutes for $1.95 on flights up to 650 miles long.