American Airlines and Lexus Team Up to Offer Free Wi-Fi in the Sky
FORT WORTH, Texas, Oct. 29 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- American Airlines and Lexus are kicking off the season of giving early with a free Wi-Fi inflight promotion for customers traveling on American Airlines.
Beginning Nov. 1 and running through Nov. 7, American customers traveling on Wi-Fi equipped aircraft can enjoy free Wi-Fi service, compliments of Lexus allowing travelers to stay connected while thousands of feet in the sky. The Gogo Inflight Internet service lets customers connect to work or home by offering access to e-mail, social media sites, e-shopping or the latest news and sports headlines from their laptops, smartphones and handheld PDAs.
"American and Lexus want to give customers a little something special this fall by offering free Wi-Fi," said John Tiliacos, American's Managing Director - Onboard Products. "We continue to focus on improving the customer's experience and with this special offer, we hope our customers enjoy this opportunity to connect inflight for work or fun as the busy holiday season kicks into gear."
To coincide with the introduction of the new 2010 Lexus LS line, American Airlines passengers can take advantage of the free Wi-Fi promotion by entering the promotion code 2010LEXUSLS to connect to the service. More details about Wi-Fi on American are available at www.aa.com/wifi.
An innovator in airline travel, American was the first U.S. carrier to launch onboard broadband Wi-Fi in August 2008, and the service is currently available to thousands of customers traveling on American's Boeing 767-200 aircraft and select MD-80 aircraft.
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Lexus is celebrating its 20th Anniversary in the United States. Since its debut in 1989, Lexus has earned a reputation for offering high-quality luxury vehicles and providing benchmark customer service through its 227 dealers. This has led to Lexus being the top-selling luxury automaker for nine years in a row. Lexus is also committed to the environment and, with four hybrid vehicles in its line-up, is the luxury hybrid leader. Through its innovative technology and outstanding customer service, Lexus is dedicated to exceeding its customers' expectations.
Gogo, powered by Aircell, turns a commercial airplane into a Wi-Fi hotspot with true inflight Internet access. Passengers with Wi-Fi enabled devices, such as laptops, smartphones and PDAs, can surf the Web, check e-mail, instant message, access a corporate VPN and more. For more information about Gogo, please visit www.gogoinflight.com.
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