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Delta's free in-flight texting service launches this weekend

Want to text for free during your next flight? Delta CEO says it will soon be possible.

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Delta CEO Ed Bastian tells "CBS This Morning" in-flight messaging is coming soon.

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Delta CEO Ed Bastian announced Wednesday on "CBS This Morning" the airline's plans to offer new free in-flight messaging services.

"We've developed along with our partners at Gogo a free messaging app, so starting this weekend any flight you're on [with] Delta anywhere in the world, you'll have the ability to text for free," Bastian said Wednesday. 

In-flight talk is another story. Bastian said calling services would "never" be allowed in his lifetime. 

In 2013, Delta announced a similar texting and talk service only to cancel the plans roughly a month later