Last Updated on July 18, 2023 by AirwaysWiFiGuide Team
Emirates(EK) is the largest airline in UAE(United Arab Emirates) & Middle East that is a subsidiary of The Emirates Group. Garhoud, Dubai, United Arab Emirates is its headquarters. The airline was founded in 1985. Per week it operates over 3600 flights to more than 158 destinations in 85 countries.
Its main hub is located at Dubai International Airport. Its IATA code is EK & ICAO code is UAE with the Callsign EMIRATES. This state-owned airline is well known for its high-quality services throughout the world. It has onboard paid wifi service. Below I will describe about the wifi plans, cost, connectivity etc.
Quick Overview- Emirates Airline
|Name||Emirates (Ṭayarān Al-Imārāt)|
|Country||United Arab Emirates|
|Hubs||Dubai International Airport|
|Headquarters||Garhoud, Dubai, United Arab Emirates|
|Employees||59,519 (March 2020)|
Emirates WiFi Plans & Price
Emirates airline has different wifi plans. Note that: Because of limited bandwidth & satellite data cost you may experience restricted media streaming and sync services.
Below we have provided details.
|Provider||Plans||Cost||What Can You Do|
|OnAir||Unlimited Chat||USD 2.99 to USD 5.99 (Depending on flight length)||Whats App, iMessage, Messenger, WeChat, Line or Viber with text-only service.|
|Whole Flight Internet||USD 9.99‑ USD 19.99 (Depending on flight length)|
|Light 50 MB Internet||USD 9.99 (For selected areas)|
Emirates Special Internet Service Access
|Skywards Members||First Class & Business Class||Free Text-Only Wi-Fi Service|
|Gold Members||Economy Class||Free Text-Only Wi-Fi Service|
|Platinum Members||All Classes||Free Wi-Fi|
**Free Text-only service will allow you to use WhatsApp, Messenger & Other related text services.
**If you want to enjoy the special service then you have to add your membership of emirates skywards to your booking at least one day before your flight. You can get detailed help from Emirates App.
How To Purchase Emirates Wifi Plan
- At first, after take off, turn On your device’s wifi network.
- Now connect to wifi SSID “OnAir Wi‑Fi” from the wifi network.
- Login in if you are an active member of Emirates Skywards.
- Choose your desired wifi plan.
- Pay Online.
Mobile Charging Facility On Emirates Flight.
You can charge your mobile on a USB port available on all seats of 380s & 777s. All you have to bring is your USB charging cable.
Is Emirates Onboard WiFi Free?
No. Emirates inflight wifi is paid. However, if you travel skywards, gold & platinum members then you can get some services free.
Can I Watch Netflix On Emirates Flights?
Yes, you can. You can stream over 1000 movies and tv shows on your mobile and laptops and can listen to thousands of music tracks.
Which Emirates Aircraft Have WiFi Service?
Including A380s, almost every Emirates Aircraft have wifi service. For more info check while booking.
Who Is Emirates Airlines Wifi Provider?
How Good Is Emirates WiFi?
On average all Emirates flights’ wifi download speed is 1.17 Mbps & upload speed is 0.33 Mbps. Speeds quality depends on many factors like how many passengers are connected at a time.