Delta Will Drop In-Flight-Entertainment Fees for Most of Its Fleet

June 13, 2016

By July 1, Delta Air Lines will make its onboard entertainment suite, Delta Studio, free on all two-class aircraft; Which is about 90 percent of its fleet. The free access applies both to seat-back screens and to streaming content via mobile devices, laptops and tablets. Certain movies and television shows previously required a fee.

Atlanta-based Delta’s in-flight entertainment includes movies, TV shows, music and live satellite TV available on seat-back screens on nearly 400 of its planes, or streaming on laptops, smartphones and tablets.

The airline said its entertainment offerings will continue to include “recent box office hits” like “Hail, Caesar!” and “Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice.”

Delta said the move to make in-flight entertainment free is part of its “investments in the customer experience.”