Articles tagged “inflight Wi-Fi”

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Gogo CEO Michael Small on Digital Habits of Air Travelers at Skift Forum

Gogo CEO Michael Small on Digital Habits of Air Travelers at Skift Forum

Dennis Schaal, Skift

When the day comes that air travelers don't have to pay $37 for Wi-Fi on a long-haul flight, then that will be a good thing for both airlines and passengers.

4 years ago

JetBlue Moves Forward With All-Broadband Fleet and Amazon Prime Streaming

JetBlue Moves Forward With All-Broadband Fleet and Amazon Prime Streaming

Marisa Garcia, Skift

Somebody has to pay the bill for all that Wi-Fi power, but JetBlue has found it more profitable to give big corporations the partnership incentives they need to help fund the Fly-Fi service, rather than pick at passengers’ pockets for nickels and dimes.

4 years ago

3 Stats That Forecast the Rapid Growth of In-Flight Connectivity

3 Stats That Forecast the Rapid Growth of In-Flight Connectivity

Marisa Garcia, Skift

The growth of connectivity and entertainment in-flight is both encouraging and impressive. We still feel the birds-eye view from the window is the most thrilling and entertaining thing about being on a plane, but it's great to have something to do when the lights are off.

4 years ago

Global Passengers More Willing to Pay for In-Flight Wi-Fi Than U.S. Flyers

Global Passengers More Willing to Pay for In-Flight Wi-Fi Than U.S. Flyers

Marisa Garcia, Skift

Paid or free, people want to be able to chose whether to connect. But we're surprised that 42% of passengers surveyed in the U.S. wanted mobile voice. Considering boisterous objections by U.S. travellers to calls onboard, we would have expected this number to be much lower.

5 years ago

Finnair Investing $33 Million to Install Wi-Fi Across Fleet

Finnair Investing $33 Million to Install Wi-Fi Across Fleet

Marisa Garcia, Skift

Given that the Finns have declared Internet access a basic human right, we have to wonder whether this new Finnair in-flight Wi-Fi will be free. The airline would not comment, but fingers crossed.

5 years ago