Passenger clocks up $1,200 bill for on-board wifi

Passenger clocks up $1,200 bill for on-board wifi

A Canadian passenger has been hit with a sky-high $1,200 bill after using on-board wifi on a Singapore Airlines flight.

The Toronto businessman said he was shocked when he saw the charges and accused the airline of ripping off passengers who connect their devices to do work or just pass the time on a long-haul journey.

He said he racked up $1,200 in charges with just 155 page views, mostly to his email, and a file upload.

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