Lufthansa’s Connectivity Overhaul: Free Messaging & Slashed Wi-Fi Costs!
Lufthansa is soaring into 2024 with a groundbreaking announcement that promises to keep passengers connected without the hefty price tag. Starting in January 2024, passengers aboard Lufthansa’s Airbus A320-family flights can enjoy free inflight messaging, making it easier than ever to stay in touch with loved ones or colleagues from thousands of feet in the air.
Unlimited Messaging at Your Fingertips
No more counting characters or rationing messages. Lufthansa has declared an end to the era of limited inflight communication with the introduction of unlimited messaging via popular platforms like WhatsApp, Facebook Messenger, and Telegram. Here’s a quick snapshot of what’s changing:
Lufthansa’s Wi-Fi and Messaging Services
|Service||Availability||Aircraft Type||Notable Features|
|Free Messaging||Jan 2024||Airbus A320-Family||Unlimited texts and picture sending|
|Reduced Wi-Fi Pricing||Jan 2024||Airbus A320-Family||Nearly 50% price reduction|
A Picture-Perfect Deal
Unlike other airlines that offer free messaging, Lufthansa allows photo sharing, so you can send those cloud-gazing snaps and wing-view wonders straight to your chat.
To access this digital delight, you simply need to log in with your Miles & More service card number or a Lufthansa Group Travel ID email address. Don’t have one? No worries, you can sign up mid-flight!
Wi-Fi Pricing Takes a Nose-Dive
As if free messaging wasn’t enough, Lufthansa’s Wi-Fi package prices on its narrowbody flights are taking a nosedive, reduced by nearly half. This means that your next binge-watch session or work spree in the skies will not only be seamless but also much more affordable.
Expected Changes in Wi-Fi Pricing
|Original Price||Expected New Price|
*These prices are estimates based on a 50% reduction.
Broadening Digital Horizons
While regional jets and widebody aircraft aren’t included in this offer, Lufthansa’s narrowbody fleet covers a vast network, ensuring a wide array of routes will benefit from these enhancements.
|Aircraft Type||Inflight Messaging||Full Wi-Fi Access|
|Regional Jets||❌ No||❌ No|
|Widebody Aircraft||❌ No||✅ Yes (Paid)|
With these tech-friendly updates, Lufthansa is setting a new standard for inflight services. The sky’s the limit when it comes to customer satisfaction, and Lufthansa is flying high with its latest improvements.
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(Note: Prices and services are subject to change per Lufthansa’s policies and availability. The free messaging trial may currently be available on selected flights.)
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) about Lufthansa’s Free Inflight Messaging and Wi-Fi Overhaul
- When will Lufthansa start offering free inflight messaging? Free inflight messaging will be available from mid-January 2024 on all short and medium-haul flights operated by Airbus A320-family aircraft.
- Which messaging services can I use with Lufthansa’s free inflight messaging? You can use major chat services such as WhatsApp, Facebook Messenger, and Telegram.
- Can I send pictures using the free inflight messaging service? Yes, Lufthansa’s free messaging service allows you to send and receive unlimited pictures.
- Do I need a special login to access the free messaging service? Yes, you’ll need to log into the FlyNet portal with a Miles & More service card number or with an email address registered with a Lufthansa Group Travel ID. You can create a login during the flight if necessary.
- Will the Wi-Fi pricing be reduced on all Lufthansa flights? The reduced Wi-Fi pricing starting in January 2024 applies to Airbus A320-family aircraft flights. The pricing for Wi-Fi on long-haul flights may differ.
- How much will the Wi-Fi cost after the reduction? Lufthansa has announced that the fees for Wi-Fi will be reduced by almost 50%, though the exact new pricing has not been released yet.
- Does the free messaging service apply to long-haul flights? No, the free messaging service announced is for short and medium-haul flights operated by Airbus A320-family aircraft.
- What happens if I don’t have a Miles & More service card number? You can still access the messaging service by registering an email address with a Lufthansa Group Travel ID.
- Are there any data caps for the free inflight messaging service? No, there are no data caps for the free inflight messaging service.
- Is the messaging service available throughout the entire flight? Yes, the unlimited messaging service is available throughout the flight on supported routes and aircraft.
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