BOSTON (CBS) – Delta flyers are getting an entertainment upgrade this summer at no charge to them.
The airline has announced that starting July 1, free in-flight entertainment will be available on 90 percent of its aircrafts.READ MORE: MLB Headed To 1st Work Stoppage Since '95 As Deal Expires
That includes hundreds of movies, TV shows, songs and 18 live satellite TV channels that can be watched on a seat-back screen or streamed on a passenger’s personal device.READ MORE: Red Sox Acquire Jackie Bradley Jr. From Brewers
Other carriers like JetBlue and Virgin America have long offered TV on board, but Delta says it is the first to offer this much in-flight entertainment for free.MORE NEWS: Pandemic Continues To Take Toll On Tourism Industry In Massachusetts
Delta’s announcement comes following last month’s report showing that U.S. airlines made record amounts of money in 2015.