PITTSBURGH - Pittsburgh International Airport, in partnership with local tech startup Duolingo, has added 77 new Wi-Fi access points in the Airside Terminal to improve internet access for travelers.

The new Extreme Networks access points feature the latest in Wi-Fi technology that provides a faster, stronger internet connection and improved network coverage, allowing travelers to login and access the Wi-Fi on multiple enabled devices.

Wi-Fi can be accessed in both the Landside and Airside Terminals, throughout all four concourses and in the Center Core food courts. In order to connect, users open a browser and are directed to the Duolingo.com/jobs, where they click to accept the terms. There are no passwords, fees, or subscriptions required. Pittsburgh was the first airport in the country to offer free Wi-Fi in 2003, and has upgraded the service numerous times over the past 14 years.

"As part of our commitment to improving customer service, this upgrade of our free Wi-Fi will allow business and leisure travelers the ability to maintain important online connections while at the airport,” said Allegheny Airport Authority CEO Christina Cassotis. “This is something travelers have demanded, and we have responded.

Duolingo is a free, science-based language education platform headquartered in East Liberty, Pittsburgh. Duolingo offers a fun, free, and effective way to learn more than 20 languages. It currently has more than 150 million users worldwide and is the most downloaded educational app of all time.

About Allegheny County Airport Authority:

Allegheny County Airport Authority, which manages Pittsburgh International Airport and Allegheny County Airport, is committed to increasing air service, improving customer service and inspiring growth in the Pittsburgh region.

Pittsburgh International Airport serves more than 8 million passengers annually on 15 carriers. During the past two years, the airport has increased its nonstop destinations more than 80 percent to include 68 airports. Air Transport World named Pittsburgh International its 2017 Airport of the Year. Travel + Leisure and Conde Nast both named Pittsburgh International a Top 10 Domestic Airport in 2016. In addition, TripAdvisor ranked Pittsburgh International Airport a Travelers’ Choice Favorite for Shopping in 2016.