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Inside the cabin of a Delta Airbus A321 (Photo: AirlineGeeks | Ryan Ewing)

Free Instant Messaging Now Offered on Some Flights: Will The Trend Continue?

To stay in touch with friends, family, and clients while flying, passengers must pay for onboard Wi-Fi. Most U.S. domestic Wi-Fi services cost around $5 which may not be worth it to some, especially on short flights. Two U.S. carriers have announced a solution. American Airlines and Delta Air Lines have announced free inflight mobile messaging through Apple iMessage, WhatsApp, and FaceBook messenger free of charge. Beginning on Sunday, Delta will be the first carrier to offer the free messaging…