Southwest is excited to announce a whole suite of complimentary inflight entertainment options for our Customers to enjoy. Across our WiFi-enabled fleet, Customers can now enjoy $0 Movies1*, Messaging2*, and Music3*, in addition to $0 Live TV3* and on-demand TV Series1* ranging from exclusive content to today’s top box office hits.
The free movie1* product has started rolling out across the WiFi-enabled fleet, with plans to offer it to the majority of our Customers by the end of the week. Just last month, on select flights, free messaging2* was introduced to Customers looking to stay connected with friends and family during flight. And in May, Southwest® introduced its newest onboard partner, iHeartRadio®, giving Customers access to the digital streaming service and its vast library of music and podcasts, where available.
The Inflight Entertainment Portal is offered across the Southwest fleet on WiFi-enabled aircraft. Customers can access the onboard entertainment options through their own personal device (mobile, iPad, tablet, or laptop) by turning on WiFi access, connecting to the “SouthwestWiFi” SSID, and navigating to www.Southwestwifi.com. It is not necessary to purchase WiFi in order to use the free inflight entertainment onboard. Customers should download the Southwest® mobile app to take advantage of free movies1*, Live TV3*, and TV Series1* content onboard. The Southwest app for iOS can be found in the App Store and for Android in the Google Play Store.
Customers can stay up-to-date on Southwest’s inflight entertainment offerings by visiting Southwest.com/WiFi. Check out which movies and TV channels are offered onboard, in addition to custom and exclusive content and TV series offered only to Southwest Customers.
So be sure to pack your headphones for your next flight, and be prepared to be entertained.
INFLIGHT ENTERTAINMENT DISCLAIMERS
$0 Movies/$0 on-demand TV content
1To view movies and select on-demand TV content, download the Southwest app from the Google Play Store or Apple App Store before your flight.
2Messaging service only allows access to iMessage and WhatsApp (must be downloaded before the flight).
$0 Live TV/$0 Music
3Due to licensing restrictions, on WiFi-enabled international flights, Free Live TV and iHeartRadio may not be available for the full duration of flight.
4Internet access for $8 a day per device on WiFi-enabled aircraft. Price is subject to change. May not be available full duration of flight. In order to provide a top-notch WiFi experience, we prohibit access to certain high-bandwidth applications and websites, including Netflix, HBO GO® and VoIP. We also prohibit access to certain obscene or offensive content.
*Available only on WiFi-enabled aircraft. Limited-time offer. Where available.
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Wait no longer, sports fans—ESPN and ESPN2 have joined our live TV Channel line-up onboard the Entertainment Portal on WiFi-equipped aircraft. Now you can cheer on your favorite sports team whether you’re on the ground or in the air. Those who also benefit from our recent updates are traveling moms and dads who can thank the Disney Channel for keeping those youngsters entertained along the journey. Our Customers traveling on WiFi-equipped aircraft have the opportunity to enjoy nearly 20 live TV Channels, now including ESPN, ESPN 2, Disney Channel, FX, and CNN along with previous favorites Bravo, Discovery Channel, CBS, CNBC, FOX, FOX News, HGTV, MSNBC, NBC, NFL Network, and USA Network. Also be sure to check the on-demand section for episodes of your favorite TV sitcoms and dramas, along with an array of seasonal exclusive content from our partners. Now, sit back, tune-in, and enjoy your flight!
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Move over Grinches—Now through December 31, Overstock.com is sponsoring complimentary holiday movies onboard Southwest WiFi-enabled aircrafts, including A Christmas Story, National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation, and Elf!
To view the complimentary movies, you will need to have downloaded the free Airtime Player app, and ensure that all available updates have been applied. Once on the plane, look for the “SouthwestWiFi” on your wireless network and connect, then you should be directed to the Inflight Entertainment Portal. If not, go to www.southwestwifi.com and select “Movies” in the menu. All that’s left to do now is enjoy!
Have a happy and safe holiday!
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Thanks to Southwest’s partnership with Global Eagle Entertainment and Kobo, our basket of complimentary inflight products is expanding.
Southwest Customers can now enjoy complimentary access to hundreds of digital publications from Kobo’s world-class digital reading platform via the inflight entertainment portal.
The reading platform includes full books and extended previews of top titles and new releases across all genres from publishers such as Penguin Random House, HarperCollins Publishers LLC, Simon & Schuster, Inc., Hachette Book Group, Macmillan Publishers, Kensington Publishing Corp., ECW Press, Open Road Media, Bauer Communications and more.
eBook Landing Page
No time to finish the book? No worries! After landing, Customers will receive an email from Kobo with information about how to purchase the book in order to continue reading at their destination.
Check it out on your next flight, and make the time fly by!
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