Transatel and Air France-KLM Launch Bitebird

June 22, 2016

From June 22 on, travelers will be able to purchase a 4G wifi router and data credit to use in 48 countries from Air France-KLM's new mobile internet offer, Bitebird. The mobile solution behind the brand is Transatel's SIM 901, a universal, network- agnostic SIM card offering cellular data connectivity at local conditions around the world. 

The Bitebird mobile solution

Starting the 4G wifi router for €99.95 is available for purchase online. A choice of €30 (paid 25€), €50 (paid 40€) or €130 (paid 100 €) of prepaid credit can be added. Air France-KLM customers can buy the 4G Wifi device including €50 of prepaid credit for 55,980 Flying Blue Miles on In any case, the credit is valid for a year for all destinations, and easily rechargeable anytime on 

Bundled with a prepaid and pre-installed SIM card, the Bitebird router opens a private, secure connection via a password. Perfectly adapted to professional or private use, it is already operational in close to 50 countries at local rates and can connect up to 10 devices (smartphone, tablet, PC) simultaneously.

Marie-Julie Le Guen, head of retail at Transatel said, "It's a great opportunity for us to show off our capacities in providing cellular data worldwide for demanding end-users of technological devices. We have signed agreements with over 100 countries to date and 48 are already commercially active. We continue to add countries every month to our network to ensure travelers benefit from local prices for data wherever they go."