Gogo Wi-Fi Is Using Man-in-the-Middle Malware Tactics on Its Own Users 

Gogo's inflight Wi-Fi service is pretty much your only option when it comes to surfing the internet in the skies above. Which means that they are free to give you shitty service at even shittier prices all they want. And now, according to one Google engineer, they're also playing fast and loose with your online… » 1/05/15 2:10pm 1/05/15 2:10pm

AT&T's Killing Its In-Flight WiFi Plans

In-flight WiFi is great (because Snapchat on planes!) but also terrible (because paying $12 for two hours of dial-up era internet), something that AT&T was planning to change by offering its own in-flight WiFi. Sadly, AT&T just announced that it's nuking that idea. » 11/10/14 9:08pm 11/10/14 9:08pm

AT&T Plans to Bring You LTE on Airplanes

With the FCC blessing the use of smartphones—and their wireless plans—on planes, perhaps it was only a matter of time until carriers started designing services tailored for the skies. Re/code reports that AT&T wants to bring you 4G/LTE connectivity at 35,000 feet. » 4/28/14 4:53pm 4/28/14 4:53pm

Gogo's About to Make Its In-Flight Wi-Fi Way Faster

Inflight Wi-Fi sucks, but it's about to get a little better. Gogo just announced it's going to start using satellites to make its in-air Wi-Fi speeds six times faster. Which is to say: usable. » 9/11/13 1:52pm 9/11/13 1:52pm

Gogo has just announced that the FCC has granted the in-flight Wi-Fi provider with a "blanket license to operate up to 1,000 Ku-band Satellite aircraft for international and domestic service." What? Basically it just means that Gogo will soon have expensively slow service on transatlantic flights. » 5/14/13 12:16pm 5/14/13 12:16pm

Why Inflight Wi-Fi Sucks and Is Getting More Expensive—And How It Might…

The internet on airplanes sucks. Yes, it's amazing. But it also very rarely works well, and it's getting more expensive. Huh? Buzzfeed took a look into why that is, and if there's any chance of things getting better. » 10/04/12 5:00pm 10/04/12 5:00pm

American Airlines Adds Wireless Movies to All Its 767s

You can take that issue of SkyMall and choke yourself with it, because (American Airlines) flights are now a little more fun! TechCrunch reports AA is pushing its Gogo streaming video service to all 767s, offering 100 films and episodes. » 8/04/11 6:40pm 8/04/11 6:40pm

Boingo Teams with Gogo To Keep You Online While You Fly

Boingo Wireless customers who are fond of travel will appreciate this: Boingo is partnering with Gogo to extend their roaming coverage to the 1,100 planes equipped with Gogo in-flight internet access. No break in the streaming action. [Boingo] » 6/27/11 12:09pm 6/27/11 12:09pm

Facebook For Free From Today on Seven US Airlines

Uh oh, our Jason Chen is going to be pissed when he sees this news. In-flight Wi-Fi's set to get even slower, now that Gogo is giving away free Facebook access on seven of the major airlines. » 2/01/11 4:40am 2/01/11 4:40am

Thanks Google, For the Free, Unusable Wi-Fi on Planes This Holiday

Did you know Virgin, Delta and AirTran has free Wi-Fi on their planes this holiday season? If you didn't, the flight attendants will tell you when you board—which is bad for those who actually need to use the Wi-Fi. » 12/03/10 3:01pm 12/03/10 3:01pm

Get 25 Percent Off GoGo In-Flight Wi-Fi With This Promo Code

Now here's a great deal if you're traveling: Until July 10, 2010, you can use the promo code SAVE25 to get 25% off your GoGo Internet in-flight Wi-Fi session. Here's what you need to do. [Updated: One more code!] » 6/10/10 5:38pm 6/10/10 5:38pm

Southwest Taking In-Flight Wi-Fi Plunge This Spring

Southwest is one of the last major carriers to finally commit to in-flight Wi-Fi, but at least they're doing it right. According to a recent post on the Southwest blog, the airline is going to begin outfitting its planes with Row 44 Wi-Fi starting this spring, and will have the entire fleet connected by 2012. » 2/02/10 2:47pm 2/02/10 2:47pm

Continental Finally Bringing Wi-Fi to 21 Planes Next Spring

They're a little late to the party, but Continental will soon be offering wireless internet on some flights. Starting in Q2 2010, 21 of their Boeing 757-300s will be outfitted with Gogo, the same service used by American, United, Delta, and AirTran. The planes travel mostly domestic routes, and a Wi-Fi connection will… » 12/17/09 9:17am 12/17/09 9:17am

United Adding Wi-Fi to a Measly 13 Planes

United Airlines is getting Wi-Fi...sort of. Only 13 Boeing 757s will receive Aircell's popular Gogo service for coast-to-coast flights by November. The price will range from $13 for laptops to $8 for smartphones and other small Wi-Fi devices. [Chicago Tribune via CrunchGear] » 10/08/09 5:41pm 10/08/09 5:41pm

American Airlines Installing Wi-Fi on 318 Planes

As of right now, American Airlines has Gogo Wi-Fi on all of 15 planes. Today they've announced that 318 more planes will be getting this $100,000 upgrade...but it will take a few years for the project to be complete. By the time it actually happens, I plan on having internet beamed straight to my soul. It'll only be… » 3/31/09 2:59pm 3/31/09 2:59pm

Southwest Airlines' In-Flight Wi-Fi Free While In Beta

Southwest this week began testing their own in-flight wi-fi service, based on a satellite connection from Row 44. It's on one plane now with more coming soon, and right now, it's free. » 2/11/09 10:10am 2/11/09 10:10am

United Airlines Wi-Fi to Cost $13 Later This Year

United has announced more details regarding their long-planned inflight internet services. Coming in the second half of this year, Wi-Fi will cost customers $13 per flight. » 1/14/09 12:27pm 1/14/09 12:27pm

Delta to Launch In-Flight Wi-Fi In The Next Few Weeks

Previously shooting for the first half of 2009, word is now that Delta's in-flight wi-fi rollout will begin before the end of 2008—i.e. very soon. » 12/11/08 8:45am 12/11/08 8:45am

Flight Test: Porn and VOIP Confirmed at 35,000 Feet

Jalopnik's Road Test Editor Wes Siler » 11/20/08 11:15pm 11/20/08 11:15pm is currently at 35,000 feet, flying American Airlines from LA to NY. Since his Boeing 767 had the , and since he was already using it to get his work done, we decided to see how far the service could go in terms of in-flight comforts. Hunched over his MacBook in coach "like a…