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Airtel 6 new roaming packs starting Rs.195! Airtel in-flight roaming plan vs Jio

All you need to know about Airtel’s 6 new in-flight roaming plans starting 195 rupees per day, data benefits, talk time and SMS. We will also be comparing Jio vs Airtel in-flight plans

by Vrushali.S Updated: 22 Feb, 2024, 16:24 IST
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Bharti Airtel's new roaming plans are here. The telecom company launched Airtel in-flight roaming plans starting at Rs.195. But hold yourself before you get too happy. The Rs.195 plan only lasts for 24 hours or a single day. However, if you need some data on the go or minutes of voice calling, the Airtel in-flight roaming packs can be handy.

So in this article, we will be sharing with you all you need to know about Airtel’s six new in-flight roaming plans starting 195 rupees per day, data benefits, talk time and SMS.

Airtel 6 new roaming packs starting Rs.195! Airtel in-flight roaming plan vs Jio


Airtel launches 6 new Airtel in-flight roaming packs

Bharti Airtel, New Delhi, February 22nd, released a press release named “Airtel introduces in-flight roaming packs with tariffs starting as low as Rs. 195.” With the launch of in-flight roaming plans in India, Airtel now also has joined Reliance Jio in its in-flight roaming packs service. Yep, Jio already has in-flight roaming packs and interestingly, the Jio in-flight roaming plan start at Rs.195 too similar to Bharti Airtel.


What is an in-flight roaming pack? In-flight roaming plan vs normal roaming pack

An in-flight roaming plan is quite different from a normal roaming plan. An in-flight plan is specifically useful during the duration of travel from one country to another while a normal roaming plan is useful when you reach a specific geographical location. This is why, inflight roaming plans generally have a validity of 1 day as compared to 30 days in normal roaming packs. For in-flight roaming packs, these telcos usually have to do a partnership with the airlines.


Airtel in-flight roaming recharge plan details

Airtel in-flight recharge plans start at Rs.195 and go as high as Rs.595. Below are the details of the Airtel in-flight roaming recharges:

Airtel in-flight roaming plans (Postpaid)

Price

Data

Outgoing Calls

Outgoing SMS

Validity

195

250 MB

100 Mins

100 SMS

24 hours

295

500 MB

100 Mins

100 SMS

24 hours

595

1 GB

100 Mins

100 SMS

24 hours



Airtel in-flight roaming plans (Prepaid)

Price

Data

Outgoing Calls

Outgoing SMS

Validity

195

250 MB

100 Mins

100 SMS

24 hours

295

500 MB

100 Mins

100 SMS

24 hours

595

1 GB

100 Mins

100 SMS

24 hours


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Airtel in-flight roaming plan vs Jio in-flight roaming plan

If we compare the Airtel in-flight roaming plan of Airtel vs Jio, then you might be surprised to know there’s absolutely no difference at all. Yes, both the telcos offer the same exact data benefits, calling benefits, SMS benefits, validity and even the price. For instance, above you saw a list of the Airtel in-flight roaming packs, below is the Jio in-flight roaming packs for you to compare:

Airtel in-flight roaming plan vs Jio in-flight roaming plan

Airlines available on Airtel in-flight roaming packs

Airtel says that the Airtel in-flight roaming packs are available across 18 airlines. Below is a list of such airlines covered:

  • Aer Lingus

  • Asiana Airlines

  • Biman Bangladesh Airlines

  • Cathay Pacific

  • Egyptair

  • Emirates

  • Etihad Airways

  • Eva Air

  • Kuwait Airways

  • Lufthansa

  • Malaysia Airlines

  • Sas Scandinavian Airlines

  • Singapore Airlines

  • Swiss

  • Tap Air Portugal

  • Turkish Airlines

  • Uzbekistan Airways

  • Air Belgium

  • ITA Airways


So this was all about sharing the Airtel in-flight roaming packs launched news. We hope this article helps you understand what in-flight recharge plans are and the details of the Airtel in-flight service.

Speaking about the launch of the service, Airtel wrote in its press release:

“For a seamless travel experience, Airtel has tied-up with Aeromobile to enable the best in-flight connectivity across 19 airlines flying across different international sectors. In order to lend support to customers during their travel, Airtel has a 24X7-contact centre.”
“In addition, the company has a dedicated whatsapp number ̶ 99100-99100 ̶ where customers can call and get support from a network specialist squad for real-time resolution. Customers also have a self-serve option of managing data usage, buying additional minutes, getting real time billing details by simply logging on to the Airtel Thanks App.”


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