Yes, Air passengers will soon be able to use Wi-Fi services on board while flying anywhere across the country. Acc, to the sources the Union civil aviation ministry is working with the telecom ministry and home ministry to allow passengers to use Wi-Fi services during the course of a flight. Asking about the wifi services civil aviation Secretary R.N. Choubey said “Wait for 10 more days, Over the Indian airspace, Wi-Fi services are not allowed at present on flights. The Department of Telecom has taken up the matter and we are working on it.
Mr. Choubey also said that in order to enable Wi-Fi services, the government were working towards allowing security agencies to monitor the call and data transmission. Meanwhile, Amber Dubey, partner and India head of aerospace and defence at global consultancy KPMG said to media that “Globally, it is a standard offering and is a win-win for passengers and airlines. It will help common passengers with in-flight entertainment; business travellers to work on last-minute presentations and help airlines earn money”.
Apart from Aviation Ministry, Indian railways also working to bring wifi services on trains for public.