Alaska Airlines Windows 8.1 tablets

Alaska Airlines will begin to offer Windows 8.1 tablets to its passengers who are on long-haul flights beginning on February 1. The tablets will be given to First Class customers and MVP Gold75K members at no charge; everyone else can rent them for $8-$10 a flight.

The tablets will come pre-loaded with a selection of movies, TV episodes, music, games, and digital magazines. They can also be used to access the Internet if the plane has Wi-Fi installed. There's no word on how many Windows 8.1 tablets the airline has purchased. People who bring their own mobile devices on Alaska Airlines flights will be able to access free premium movies and TV shows from now until March 31. After that date, the content will be priced starting at $1.99.

Source: Alaska Airlines