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A Delta Air Lines Airbus A330-300 being tugged ain Atlanta. (Photo: AirlineGeeks

Delta Experiences Troubles with Free WiFi

Just about six months ago, I posited that it was not yet time for free inflight WiFi. It came after Air New Zealand announced all properly-equipped planes would have offer the service effective immediately and Atlanta-based Delta Air Lines had long been talking up its plans to offer free connectivity in the skies. Now, it seems that Delta, even as it continues to work to follow through on those promises, has hit a setback of its own. According to Delta…

Opinion: Now Is Not the Time for Free Wi-Fi

Earlier this week, Air New Zealand announced it would begin offering free Wi-Fi on all flights that feature properly equipped aircraft, effective immediately. The airline's newly delivered Airbus A320neo family aircraft are already equipped and the airline is working on adding the proper hardware to its Boeing 777 fleet before…

Free Instant Messaging Now Offered on Some Flights: Will The…

To stay in touch with friends, family, and clients while flying, passengers must pay for onboard Wi-Fi. Most U.S. domestic Wi-Fi services cost around $5 which may not be worth it to some, especially on short flights. Two U.S. carriers have announced a solution. American Airlines and Delta Air Lines…

Virgin Atlantic Becomes First European Airline to Introduce WiFi on…

Virgin Atlantic has officially become the first airline in Europe to offer WiFi onboard its entire fleet. The airline is also the first to offer in-flight connectivity for flights between London and Africa, China, and the Caribbean. The airline is utilizing Panasonic to provide WiFi onboard the new Boeing 787s…