When TRAI had first introduced the recommendations, DoT asked them to add provisions related to the kind of in-flight Wi-Fi service that would be provided.
The consultation paper on 'In Flight Connectivity' has sought written comments on the issues from the stakeholders by October 27.
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Speaking to reporters on Saturday at the Dabolim International Airport, the minister also said that the current aviation laws need to be amended by the Parliament to enable Wi-Fi access during flights
As it stands today, any commercial passenger aircraft is required to disable in-flight Wi-Fi access when flying over Indian airspace. This includes international flights.
In-flight Wi-Fi may sound like a great way to keep in touch with friends and family or catch up on work, but services are often so slow, you're better off sticking to the in-flight magazine.
As in-flight airplane Wi-Fi becomes more of a commonplace, the risk of cyber-criminals targeting unsuspecting travellers is even more.