JAL Switches On Internet Connection Service [JAL SKY Wi-Fi] from Jul 15 2012

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  1. JALPak
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    http://press.jal.co.jp/en/release/201206/002171.html


    Applicable Routes
    - 773 on JL005/006 (NRT-JFK) from July 15 2012 on alternate days and daily from August 5 2012
    - Will begin to expand to LAX and ORD from end of Aug and to be completed by early Oct
    - Expand to CGK by end of Oct 2012
    - LHR, FRA in April 2013
    - CDG next
    - Schedule subject to change
    - The availability of JAL SKY Wi-Fi depends on the aircraft and in the event of aircraft changes, the service may not be available. For the latest updates, please visit www.jal.co.jp/skywifi/ after 6pm the day before departure.

    Charges
    - US$11.95 for the first hour, or US$21.95 for 24 hours upon activation. Customers who purchase 24 hours of usage can continue to enjoy the service within the time limit, on a connecting JAL international flight that has the JAL SKY Wi-Fi system.
    - Payable by credit card only.
    - Special rate of US$10.75 for the first hour and US$19.75 for 24 hours of usage for payments made by JAL CARD, JAL USA CARD, or the JAL Shanghai Pudong Development Bank credit card

    Free Trial
    - From July 15 to September 30, 2012, customers in First and Executive Class on applicable flights are invited to experience JAL SKY Wi-Fi with a complimentary one-hour trial of the new service.


    Update:
    LAX and ORD routes will get daily JAL SKY Wi-Fi service from Oct 10 2012
     
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    Scalping much? ;)
     
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    Free to elites would be good! Interesting they like ANA are not putting this on the 787s yet.

    I thought they would be more creative with the naming too like JAL Wifi de Sky
     
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    Finally today JAL will launch JAL SKY Wi-Fi with JL006 :)
     
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    Sweet. Now to make it free for elites... ;)
     
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    just pay for it it's not that expensive.
     
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    I was hoping they would but instead they offered it free for C and F which i guess is better than nothing.
     
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    I guess that'll do :)
     
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    for a limited time only. And it's for an hour not the entire flight.
     
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    Then that will not do ;)
     
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    You can choose not to use it :rolleyes: It's not like you are flying on JAL any time soon, traitor
     
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    That's true :)

    I don't even have any flights booked at the moment :O
     
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    Oh didn`t see that bit. That sucks.
     
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    I`ve got native... i feel like JALPak with the number of times i fly JAL in the near future...
     
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    NH will do the same but they are a year behind
     
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    Looks like Boeing has solved the 787 wi-fi problem and it will come to 787 soon

    http://www.zdnet.com/wi-fi-on-a-plane-more-boeing-aircraft-get-wireless-mobile-access-7000004631/

     
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    LHR and FRA will get this service from Apr 2013
     
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    It was available yesterday on ORD-NRT, though I didn't bothr trying it. Anybody used it yet?
     
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    - LHR and FRA routes will get JAL SKY Wi-Fi service from April 17 2013, initially on alternate days only.
    - NRT-CDG route will get this in mid-Aug 2013
    - CGK will temporarily lose this service between Apr 11 and Jun 11 2013 when its downgraded to 777-200ER.
    - Between April 17 and June 30, 2013, passengers traveling in First Class, Business Class and Premium Economy are invited to experience JAL SKY Wi-Fi with a complimentary one-hour trial of the new service.
     

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