Q: Is Spirit Airlines getting Wi-Fi?
A: Yes! Spirit has an agreement to have high-speed Wi-Fi installed on its entire fleet.
Q: When will Spirit Wi-Fi be ready to use?
A: Installations will begin in November and the entire fleet is expected to be finished by Summer 2019.
Q: How much will it cost?
A: Spirit will offer high-speed web browsing and streaming options with an average price of $6.50. Actual costs may be lower or higher based on the route and demand.
Q: Will I be able to stream video?
A: Yes! Our high-speed Wi-Fi will allow you to stream a video if you purchase a streaming package.
Q: Is the service any good?
A: The service is a state-of-the-art satellite based product. Guests should be able to surf with a similar performance level they would expect at home.
Q: Can I use Wi-Fi from gate-to-gate?
A: Spirit Wi-Fi will be functional from the moment you sit down onboard one of our Wi-Fi equipped aircraft. Because our service is satellite based, speeds will be even better once airborne. Per safety regulations, laptops and larger electronic devices must be stowed for take-off and landing.
Q: What’s the coverage like?
A: Spirit Wi-Fi will cover about 97% of Spirit’s routes, with a handful of international routes provided with partial coverage. After 2021, with the addition of a new satellite, Spirit Wi-Fi will cover 100% of our current routes.
Q: Are Guests who don’t use Spirit Wi-Fi subsidizing the service?
A: No. We’ve worked hard to make sure fares will not be impacted as a result of the addition of Wi-Fi.
Q: Will there be any free content, or a media center with preloaded movies or TV shows?
A: Unfortunately, not at this time, however, with our streaming package you can access all of your content through Netflix, Hulu, or other popular sites.
Q: How will I know if my plane is Wi-Fi equipped?
A: Flight attendants will notify Guests onboard as part of their pre-flight announcements. Instructions on how to connect will also be provided.