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

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

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 T-Rex," …

American Airlines Caves In to Religious Groups' Pressure, Filters…

I was hoping that American Airlines would stand up against religious groups' stupid demands » 10/09/08 4:20pm 10/09/08 4:20pm, keeping their in-flight online service completely un-filtered. After all, they had great arguments: filtering porn sites will jeopardize the access to legitimate web sites, hindering the usability of their airplane wireless…

Delta to Block Porn On In-Flight Wi-Fi So Flight Attendants Don't Have…

Where the open internet goes, porn follows; howerver, this golden rule is being re-evaluated for the friendly skies by Delta, who plans to filter web sites used on their implementation of Aircell's Gogo » 10/03/08 2:45pm 10/03/08 2:45pm in-flight Wi-Fi service. While most of the early adopters of in-flight Wi-Fi have said they will only filter certain …

Air Canada to Be First International Airline With Aircell In-Flight…

Aircell, the company behind American Airlines » 9/10/08 8:36am 9/10/08 8:36am and later in-flight Wi-Fi services, has just signed up Air Canada to be the next airline to offer its passengers the web in the air via Gogo. They'll soon begin fitting their Airbus A319s with the necessary gear, and the service will begin on select flights that cross the …