Earlier this year, Singapore Airlines introduced unlimited free Wi-Fi services for its premium passengers. Now, this will expand to all KrisFlyer members.
Singapore Airlines Introducing Unlimited Free Wi-Fi
Singapore flag carrier, Singapore Airlines just announced its plans to extend unlimited complimentary in-flight Wi-Fi to customers in all cabin classes.
Since February 2023, the airline has offered free Wi-Fi to:
- Suites, First Class, and Business Class customers, as well as PPS Club members for unlimited use
- KrisFlyer members traveling in Premium Economy Class for three hours
- KrisFlyer members traveling in Economy Class for two hours
The passengers listed above will continue to enjoy free Wi-Fi services until June 30, 2023.
And starting July 1, 2023, Singapore Airlines will offer unlimited Wi-Fi to all cabin classes as shown below:
- Suites, First Class, and Business Class customers, as well as PPS Club members
- KrisFlyer members traveling in Premium Economy Class
- KrisFlyer members traveling in Economy Class
So basically, the 2~3 hours limit for Premium Economy and Economy Class has been scrapped and now KrisFlyer members in every class are able to enjoy unlimited Wi-Fi services.
In order to use the complimentary Wi-Fi, you must enter your KrisFlyer membership details during booking or at check-in. If you are not a member, you can sign up for the free membership online or onboard your flight via the SIA digital content portal.
Singapore Airlines Wi-Fi Improvements Over Time
When it comes to onboard Wi-Fi services, the airline made great improvements compared to the past. I remember when I flew with Singapore Airlines in the past, the Wi-Fi was really slow and expensive.
It is great to see improvements in its speed and bandwidth over time and the pricing. I am excited to fly with Singapore Airlines soon and experience how much the Wi-Fi has improved since my last flight.
Numerous airlines nowadays are offering unlimited Wi-Fi services, for instance, Qatar Airways offer unlimited Super Wi-Fi to all Privilege Club members for $8~$10 for the whole duration of the flight. Therefore, in Singapore Airlines’ case, free Wi-Fi will surely be a positive marketing strategy.
Which Singapore Airlines Fleet Feature Unlimited Free Wi-Fi?
This enhanced Wi-Fi offering will be available virtually across the entire aircraft fleet and almost the entire global SIA route network. However, the Boeing B737-800NGs will not have Wi-Fi connectivity.
With the enhanced onboard connectivity, Yeoh Phee Teik, Senior Vice President Customer Experience, Singapore Airlines, said:
“In today’s increasingly hyper-connected world, high-speed in-flight Wi-Fi connectivity is one of the most important requirements for our customers. Giving them access to free unlimited Wi-Fi is yet another milestone in SIA’s continuous effort to offer an exceptional end-to-end travel experience. With this enhanced offering, our customers will be empowered to stay connected, entertained, and productive, even at 36,000 feet in the sky.”Yeoh Phee Teik, Senior Vice President Customer Experience
Starting July 1, 2023, Singapore Airlines will be offering unlimited free Wi-Fi services for all classes. To be able to enjoy the feature, you must be a KrisFlyer member in which you can sign up during the booking or onboard the flight.
There are many airlines offering unlimited free onboard Wi-Fi however, you will still need to pay to use them. So it is great to see this happening for the first time in a major airline with unlimited data caps.