If you’re an old friend of our blog, you may remember our chief editor Mr.Lu cheered on his post when AirChina developed an in-flight service for travelers to e-chat with each other on a plane in 2011.

Now the in-flight Wi-Fi finally comes.Yesterday afternoon, on the AirChina Flightca4108 to Chengdu, the Director-General Administration of Civil Aviation of China sent greetings to netizens via the AirChina’s official Weibo account. This is the first of its kind from a Chinese Airplane with Wi-Fi service, from an altitude of 10,000 meters. It’s been the first airline offering satellite-based Wi-Fi service in flight in China.

According to a representative from AirChina, there’s been only one airplane with in-flight Wi-Fi put into service and the flight route remains undecided. It is reported that a handful of more AirChina aircrafts have been capable of it.

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