Now Tweet From 30,000ft In The Sky – AirAsia Offers Twitter Access On Flights

Passengers on select AirAsia flights will now have inflight access to Twitter and other social media platforms.

AirAsia Tweet

AirAsia group CEO Tony Fernandes announced the move via a Tweet on-board one of the company’s airplanes from 30,000ft.

The company has tied up roKKi, a provider of inflight entertainment and connectivity, in order to launch the service.

Access to Twitter comes as an enhancement to the on-board Wi-Fi service that AirAsia launched last November.

Passengers will be able to access Twitter while flying by purchasing a roKKi Chats Instant Messaging package. It also includes access to apps such as WeChat, WhatsApp, LINE and Kakao Talk.

The service is priced at Rs RM9 (INR 152) for a total of 3MB of data use while on board any of the select AirAsia flights.

AirAsia is offering the Wi-Fi service on almost 4,000 flights a month and plans to grow that number as it starts equipping more aircraft.

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