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Free Beats Music streaming takes off on Southwest Airlines

Apple has teamed up with Southwest Airlines to offer Beats Music streaming to passengers on Wi-Fi-enabled flights. Customers using Beats in-flight will have unrestricted access to the service for free. The partnership is being introduced today with a special event on a Southwest flight, complete with a Beats-branded plane, a special playlist, and more, according to Southwest:

To celebrate, a special playlist was created that will come to life with live concerts from a couple of the artists on select Southwest flights at 35,000 feet! The official Beats Music aircraft is planned to depart from Dallas Love Field to Chicago-Midway on flight 732 with Cobra Starship onboard. Customers on this flight will get a Southwest Airlines VIP backstage pass to the most elevated live concert they've ever experienced, with an opportunity to meet and receive autographs from the band.

Will free streaming get you to use Beats Music on your Southwest flights? Leave your thoughts with us in the comments.

Source: Southwest Airlines

Joseph Keller is the former Editor in Chief of iMore. An Apple user for almost 20 years, he spends his time learning the ins and outs of iOS and macOS, always finding ways of getting the most out of his iPhone, iPad, Apple Watch, and Mac.

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  • I love Southwest. Good stuff. Sent from the iMore App
  • That's a good way to get people to use purchase a subscription from them. Well played Apple. Magenta is the new Yellow