AS-IP Tech has signed an agreement with Wizz Air to provide connectivity on its fleet of UK-based Airbus A320 and A321 aircraft.

Wizz Air will integrate AS-IP Tech’s fflya Bluetooth platform into its mobile app and provide free messaging (SMS, Email and WhatsApp) to its passengers. It will be marketed as TEXT&FLY BY WIZZ.

Months of testing

AS-IP Tech President Ron Chapman said: “Following months of successful flight testing, we are delighted to be selected by Wizz Air pioneering our new generation of inflight connectivity.

“We look forward to working with Wizz and building on our unique messaging technology that provides the foundation for enhanced services including, inflight live payment, real-time telemetry and E Commerce.”

Free connectivity

Marion Geoffroy, Managing Director at Wizz Air UK, said: “At Wizz Air, we are always looking to enhance the customer experience, which is why we are delighted to now offer our customers free connectivity for messaging onboard our UK flights.

“TEXT&FLY BY WIZZ underlines our commitment to enhancing our digital offering and putting customer satisfaction first.”

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