Saudia to launch free onboard WhatsApp service on all flights

- A Monitor Report 16 Jun, 2018  |    -      +
Jeddah : Flag carrier Saudi Arabian Airlines (Saudia) has announced plans to launch its complimentary WhatsApp data package onboard all domestic and international flights.

The move comes after receiving an overwhelming response to a previous free WhatsApp package launched on domestic flights and select international routes in May, the airline said.

Following the response to the free WhatsApp plan, the carrier has worked quickly to expand the onboard package to cover all flights.

The airline is the first carrier in the Middle East to offer a special WhatsApp data plan free of charge, for all passengers.

The complimentary WhatsApp plan is offered on all flights that are enabled with wi-fi connectivity.

To access free text messaging via Whatsapp, passengers can log into a specially-created plan on the Saudia inflight web portal.

Currently, Saudia offers internet options on 47 destinations across all regions, including domestic flights within Saudi Arabia, GCC, Middle East, Africa, Asia, US and Canada.

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