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

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

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…

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…