If you’re a frequent flier who hasn’t yet invested in a tablet of your own, Southwest has you covered: As part of a larger partnership between the airline and television provider Dish, Southwest will now not only provide in-flight entertainment for passengers who have iOS devices of their own, but will now also offer iPads to those without their own compatible smartphone or tablet.
The tablets — which are the iPad 2 model — will be available for passengers to “check out” at kiosks within terminals at Chicago-Midway, Denver and Oakland airports. If you’re flying between any of these cities on a WiFi-enabled flight, you’ll be able to loan an iPad and enjoy a selection of live and on-demand content for free during your trip.
Southwest, Dish offer free iPad entertainment to travelers originally appeared on TUAW – The Unofficial Apple Weblog on Tue, 29 Oct 2013 18:00:00 EST. Please see our terms for use of feeds.