Reliance Jio Infocomm announced the launch of in-flight mobile services in partnership with AeroMobile, a unit of US-based telecom service provider Panasonic Avionics Corporation.
In a statement, Reliance Jio said subscribers of its Postpaid Plus service will be the first to use in-flight voice and data facility, under its plans with a validity of 24 hours starting at Rs 499. "Jio's in-flight service will allow every Indian traveller travelling abroad to stay connected with voice and data services on a flight, at affordable rates," Reliance Jio said.
Reliance Jio will roll out the mobile services in partnership with AeroMobile on 22 flights on international routes. Jio's partner airlines include Virgin Atlantic, Swiss, Emirates, Etihad Airways, Euro Wings, Lufthansa, Malindo Air, Biman Bangladesh Airlines, and Alitalia, according to Jio's website - jio.com.