Jio Partners AeroMobile To Provide In-Flight Mobile Services
Reliance Jio Infocomm on Friday announced the launch of in-flight mobile services in partnership with AeroMobile, a unit of US-based telecom service provider Panasonic Avionics Corporation. In a statement, Reliance Jio said subscribers of its Postpaid Plus service will be the first to use in-flight voice and data facility, under its plans with a validity of 24 hours starting at Rs 499. "Jio's in-flight service will allow every Indian traveller travelling abroad to stay connected with voice and data services on a flight, at affordable rates," Reliance Jio said.
“JioPostpaid Plus brings with it industry-defining and highest-quality user experience, and through our partnership with AeroMobile we will now offer in-flight roaming services at an attractive price," said Akash Ambani, director, Jio.
"We are delighted to bring this new service to our customers, who will be able to enjoy seamless, high-quality and secure roaming at 20,000 feet, keeping every JioPostpaid Plus user connected, always,” he added.
Reliance Jio will roll out the mobile services in partnership with AeroMobile on 22 flights on international routes. Jio's partner airlines include Virgin Atlantic, Swiss, Emirates, Etihad Airways, Euro Wings, Lufthansa, Malindo Air, Biman Bangladesh Airlines, and Alitalia, according to Jio's website - jio.com.