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Connect on board

Stay connected next time you fly. Choose from our great value Wi-Fi plans and take a look at our free options for Emirates Skywards members.

Our Wi-Fi plans

  • Unlimited chat. Connect to all your favourite text apps for the whole flight

    • USD 2.99 - USD 5.99 depending on the length of the flight.
    • Chat using WhatsApp, iMessage, Facebook Messenger, WeChat, Line or Viber with our text-only service.

  • Wi-Fi internet for the whole flight

    • USD 9.99- USD 19.99 depending on the length of the flight. 

  • 50MB - available in selected regions 

    • USD 9.99 for up to 50MB for light internet use.

Emirates Skywards members

Emirates Skywards members can take advantage of our free text-only Wi-Fi service. 


Use WhatsApp, Messenger and other text services for free when you travel in First Class and Business Class, or as a Gold member travelling in Economy Class. Platinum members can enjoy free Wi-Fi in every travel class throughout the flight. 

You must make sure you’ve added your Emirates Skywards membership number to your booking at least 24 hours before your flight. You can add it on the Emirates App or through our Manage section online.

How to buy your Wi-Fi plan

  • Connect to the OnAir Wi-Fi network after take-off

  • Log in if you’re an Emirates Skywards member

  • Choose a Wi-Fi plan

  • Pay online

More information

Due to limited bandwidth and satellite data cost, media streaming and some sync services are restricted. Available bandwidth is optimised to provide a better or fairer experience for everyone.

Pricing may vary on some routes and prices are subject to change. Due to regulations, we can’t always offer communications services over every country. Our service providers are working with regulators to extend coverage. We can’t guarantee these services will be fault-free. Emirates liability is limited accordingly.