Delta flights to offer free in-flight texting

Posted at 9:42 AM, Sep 27, 2017

You'll soon be able to text on any Delta flight for free.

Delta flights worldwide will have free texting through a Gogo app, starting Sunday.

Delta CEO Ed Bastian announced the news on "CBS This Morning" on Wednesday.

"You''ll just access the app on the plane itself ... and messaging will be for free," Bastian said.

When asked if in-flight calls would be next for Delta, he laughed and said "never in my lifetime."

Delta says the move is the first by a U.S. global carrier.

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