Delta is providing free inflight WiFi to customers on 55 domestic flights daily as part of a two-week pilot.
The trial period, which started on May 13 in all cabins on selected short-, medium- and long-haul routes, allows customers to browse, email, shop, message and use social media. The test will not support video streaming.
Test flight segments will change daily, but customers will be notified by Delta via email, a Fly Delta app push notification prior to their flight and upon visiting the WiFi portal on board, if their flight will be part of the test.
The airline currently offers WiFi for purchase and free mobile messaging, which will still be available throughout the testing period. Delta says there will likely need to be several more phases before any roll-out happens.