Airtext technology lets aircraft owners add reliable on-board email, phone calling, and text messaging for up to 16 passengers.
Airtext solves the problem of staying connected electronically to business, friends, and family without the high cost of a traditional internet option. Airtext allows 16 passengers the ability to send and receive email, SMS messages and place phone calls anywhere in the world.
Connect up to 16 passengers
A small “paperback” sized FAA-approved Airtext box weighing about 1 pound that is installed on the airplane and connects to the existing iridium phone antenna.
Up to 16 passengers on the aircraft can connect to the Airtext using BLE (bluetooth low energy) on their modern mobile phone.
Passengers download the FREE Airtext mobile app and can seemlessly send and receive text messages while on-board. Messages only cost 5 cents.
The hardware cost is $9,750 and the installation cost will be determined by the avionics shop. Data plan is $300 per year for Iridium and Airtext network connection including the first 500 text messages. Additional messages are 5 cents each.