American Airlines began offering in-flight Wi-Fi on Wednesday
According to Reuters, on Wednesday, American Airlines started offering the option to buy in-flight Wi-Fi to passengers on some of their flights. The service costs about $13 for the flight, but doesn’t let you do VoIP, most likely just to keep the bandwidth use in check.
The service, which has been in the works for a while, is powered by AirCell and called “GoGo.” It’s only available on some routes so far:
The world’s largest airline said its passengers on Boeing 767-200 aircraft can pay $12.95 for Internet access on nonstop flights between New York and San Francisco, New York and Los Angeles, and New York and Miami.
Those cross-country routes don’t come up in my schedule too often (come to think of it, I barely fly American anymore), but I go where the Wi-Fi goes, so if I’m looking forward to checking it out the next chance I get.