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Air France launches inflight wifi passes

Air France offers a new connectivity service called Air France CONNECT. Find out more about Air France WiFi below.

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If your aircraft is equipped, you can purchase a WiFi Pass either on board or when you check in, 30 hours before your flight’s departure. Customers can now access three Wi-Fi passes on their own devices (smartphone, tablet, or computer):

  • A free “Message” pass

This allows customers to send and receive Whatsapp, Facebook Messenger, iMessage, and WeChat messages free of charge on their smartphone or tablet throughout the flight. Customers can also access the airfrance.com website and the Air France app to consult or modify their reservations.

  • A “Surf” pass

This enables customers to surf the Internet and consult or send emails. Customers can use this service in the following ways:

  • 3 euros for the entire duration of the trip on short-haul flights;
  • From 5 euros for the entire duration of the trip on medium-haul flights;
  • 8 euros (2,700 miles) for one hour, or 18 euros (6,000 miles) for the entire duration of the trip on long-haul flights.
  • A “Stream” pass

Available on all long-haul flights, this includes all the benefits of the Message pass and the Surf pass. The Stream pass allows you to benefit from a high-speed internet connection to enjoy streaming and downloading throughout the flight for just 30 euros (10,000 Miles).

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How to get online during the flight?

Put your device in airplane mode

  1. Connect to the AirFranceCONNECT network
  2. Open your browser and go to connect.airfrance.com

The Air France CONNECT offer will gradually be extended to offer customers additional services and entertainment, such as detailed flight information, shopping, and a wide selection of films, TV series, and documentaries to watch free of charge on their smartphone or tablet.

How does “AirFranceCONNECT” work? air france wifi

As soon as they arrive on board, after activating airplane mode on their device, Air France customers can activate Wi-Fi and select the “AirFranceCONNECT” network. They will be automatically directed to the connect.airfrance.com connection portal.

Customers can pay for Surf and Stream passes by using various forms of payment: Visa, Mastercard, American Express, PayPal, or Flying Blue Miles.

The entire fleet is to be equipped with Wi-Fi by the end of 2020

By the end of 2018, the in-flight Wi-Fi offer, Air France CONNECT, will be available on 22 long-haul aircraft and 8 short- and medium-haul aircraft, with the aim of equipping the entire fleet by the end of 2020.

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