By Edward Cardenas
ROMULUS (CBS Detroit) – Delta Airlines, Detroit Metro Airport’s largest carrier will begin offering movies, television shows, music and video games for free starting Aug. 1 on all domestic aircraft and two-cabin regional jets.
The Delta Studio provides free entertainment in every class of service on flights longer than one and a half hours on modified planes. Passengers will have access to these free entertainment options through seat-back entertainment systems or through their laptops, mobile and tablet devices.
“Delta continues to be driven by customer feedback which has consistently placed the desire to be entertained at the top of the list of ways to improve our customers’ time in the air,” said Tim Mapes, senior vice president – Marketing in a release.
Delta customers seated in BusinessElite, First Class and Economy Comfort will have free, unrestricted access to in-flight entertainment on all international flights worldwide. Customers traveling in economy on all international flights will also have access to free content.
Customers traveling on domestic flights in BusinessElite, First Class and Economy Comfort will have free access to all in-flight entertainment. Those in Domestic economy will have access to free content which includes all of Delta’s live satellite TV channels, music selections and game options through seat-back entertainment systems as well as streaming content through in-flight Wi-Fi.
Additional premium content will be available for purchase in economy including some of the latest movies, HBO and SHOWTIME programming in addition to on-demand TV shows like ‘About a Boy’ or ‘The Middle.’