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: Food & Wine Names Best Burgers In Every State: See The Top Picks For New England
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.
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: Phoenix Police Say Foul Play Not Suspected In Death Of Hiker Angela Tramonte Of Saugus
Delta’s announcement comes following last month’s report showing that U.S. airlines made record amounts of money in 2015.