4 ways to keep your kids entertained on the plane

Inflight Wi-Fi and onboard entertainment are key to meeting next generation demands

Private jet travel is meant to be relaxing, even fun – or, at least, you’d hope it to be. But, when you’re traveling with children, from toddler to teen, any type of travel can feel more like a challenge to assure the peace. With inflight Wi-Fi and onboard entertainment, meeting that challenge when you fly can feel a whole lot easier.

Leave your kids' coloring books and analog games behind. Instead, plug your kiddos into their favorite apps, TV shows, movies, and music – all from their own mobile device – so you can sit back, relax, and enjoy a peaceful cabin during flight.

Here are four ways you can turn flight time into fun time for your kids.

1. Download and connect to favorite kid apps

Having a tablet loaded with your kids’ favorite apps is most likely a go-to tool for keeping them entertained. Travel or not, this tool provides you peace-of-mind when keeping the peace is required. With inflight Wi-Fi, your kids can stay happy and connected even when you’re up in the air.

Looking for some new ideas on apps that entertain? Check out this list of 2018 top apps for kids.

2018 top apps for kids

Sago Mini Apartment App

Sago Mini Apartment

It’s every kid’s dream – an apartment you share with all your best friends! Hop in the elevator with Jinja, and practice counting the floors as you go up, up, up. There’s fun to be had and friends to meet at each of the 7 floors.

Learn more about Sago Mini Apartment »

Toca Life: Town

You rule in Toca Life: Town, a play world where anything and everyone is welcome! With different locations and many classic Toca Boca characters, the everyday adventures in Toca Life: Town are infinite.

Read more about Toca Life: Town »

Toca Life: Town
ABC Mouse


With more than 9,000 fun and interactive learning activities that teach reading, math, beginning science, art, music, and much more, ABCmouse.com® offers a one-stop location for all your family's educational needs. 

Check out ABCmouse.com »

Here are some additional apps that are popular among all ages: 


2. Turn down the cabin lights and watch a movie on Gogo Vision

There is nothing like passing time with a great kid flick or a show that the whole family can enjoy. With Gogo Vision, our premier inflight entertainment solution, your kids tune in to the latest Hollywood releases or binge watch their favorite TV shows. Every month, new content is added to Gogo Vision which includes kid favorites like Moana, Despicable Me, Ferdinand, and more.

In 2017, six of the 10 most-watched movies on Gogo Vision were family favorites.

Inflight entertainment for kids

3. Tune out and stream some music

Parent of a tween or teen? If yes, then you know that one of the best ways to entertain them is to hand them a pair of headphones. With inflight connectivity, your child can stream the music they love by having access to their favorite music apps like Spotify, Apple Music, Pandora, to name a few. 

4. Keep them connected to their friends

According to a recent study of teens and Gen Z, Instagram and SnapChat are the most valued social media platforms as a means to keeping in touch with friends. And, coming in a close third is Facebook.1 What better way to keep your kids entertained when they travel than to keep them connected with their friends. With inflight Wi-Fi, your Gen Z teen’s social media feeds are real time, rather than offline.

To learn more about how our inflight connectivity solutions can help you keep your kids entertained when you fly, connect with a Gogo inflight connectivity consultant today.


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