(03 Aug 2021)
American Airlines has added TikTok to its
roster of free inflight offerings.

Passengers on American’s Viasat-equipped narrowbody aircraft
can now get 30-minutes of free access to TikTok, without having to
purchase Wi-Fi.

“Faster Wi-Fi
allows us to deliver diverse inflight entertainment options and
invest in innovative partnerships with platforms like TikTok,”
said Clarissa Sebastian, American’s Managing Director of Premium
Customer Experience and Onboard Products. “Customers play the lead
role in helping us better understand what content they want during
their inflight experience and TikTok is one of the platforms they
love on the ground, and we’re thrilled to work with Viasat to give
customers free access to TikTok while they’re in the air as well.”

American Airlines Boeing 777 reg: N719AN. Picture by Steven Howard of TravelNewsAsia.com Click to enlarge.

Passengers will need to enable airplane mode and
connect to the “AA-Inflight” signal. Once connected, they
will be redirected to aainflight.com, the Wi-Fi portal where they
can
click on the TikTok ad for free access to the platform.

If you are not a TikTok user, you can connect to aainflight.com
while inflight and download the app without having to pay for
Wi-Fi.

Once logged in to TikTok, customers can search for
popular video creators, their favorite topics and hashtags.

Trials like this one
and others that customers traveling on Viasat-equipped narrowbody
flights have free access to, like Facebook Messenger and Messenger
Kids, help American evaluate what customers want to interact with
as part of their IFE experience.

All inflight entertainment
onboard American flights is free, including a library of more than
600 movies and TV shows and a collection of educational tools on
American’s new Lifestyle inflight entertainment channel, featuring
exclusive partners Rosetta Stone and Skillshare.

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