Virgin America partners with Spotify for in-flight music streaming

By | October 21, 2015



Virgin America has partnered with Spotify and The New York Times for streaming music and offering news on its plane. The airlines company will offer its customers free music streaming service as a part of its ViaStat program. Lately it had also partnered with Netflix, which allowed the Virgin America customers to stream entire movies and series on the Netflix.

This new deal means that from now on, people boarding Virgin America planes that has ViaSat Wi-Fi option will get to stream music from Spotify for free. Virgin America said about this deal, “Spotify users can now pump your favorite tunes for free, at 35,000 feet through March 2, 2016 with ViaSat. Our newest flights sporting ViaSat in-flight internet now have enhanced, high quality music streaming onboard, so you’ll never miss a beat.”

According to the report of Engadget, Virgin America deal with The New York Times will allow any of the connected devices to show the news from its websites. Customers can see the contents of Business, Technology, Travel and Most Viewed sections. The New York Times subscribers can see contents from entire websites. Virgin America customers can stream music from most popular music streaming service Spotify and access news from New York Times until March 2016.