No Internet On Planes

from the bye-bye-email-from-the-air dept

It was no surprise that American air carriers put internet from airplanes on the backburner a few weeks ago. Now, however, even Singapore Airlines, who had been testing an email-in-the-air solution says they’re putting those plans on hold. They say it’s due to the prevailing economic climate following September 11th. I would think that things like inflight internet would actually help to encourage people to start flying again, but I guess not.

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Mike (profile) says:

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True… Of course, at least United has given up on that plan and now gives headsets free to everyone. I actually think this makes me more likely to fly United than any other airline…

I’ve also heard that other airlines are ditching the fees… and on a recent flight on American, I think the flight attendant actually gave me too much money back as “change”, so that I actually got paid to enjoy the in-flight entertainment.

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