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Aircell names new CFO

ITASCA, Illinois - Aircell, provider of inflight connectivity, today announced the appointment of Norman Smagley as the new chief financial officer (CFO).

Southwest: You’re free to surf the Net, but you’ll have to...

Ding! You are now free to surf the Net -- but on Southwest Airlines, you'll have to pay for it.

Airlines charging toward Wi-Fi fees

Seven dollars for a pillow and blanket on JetBlue. Twenty-five dollars to book a flight by phone or in person with Delta. Twenty-five dollars to send an unaccompanied minor on Southwest.

AirTran says all planes will have Wi-Fi by mid-summer

Now that airlines are getting serious about providing Internet access via Wi-Fi aboard airplanes, they're also in a race to get it first.

Southwest to begin testing in-flight Wi-Fi

Southwest Airlines, a pioneer in no-frills flying, said Monday it will begin testing in-flight Wi-Fi Internet.

Virgin America brings Gogo(r) Inflight Internet and YouTube Live to the...

Virgin America, the California-based airline, today announced the launch of Gogo(r) Inflight Internet, via the first air-to-ground video stream during YouTube Live -- YouTube's first official real-wor

Malaysia Airlines introduces new Indian cuisine

SUBANG - Malaysia Airlines, the only Malaysian, full-frills carrier that continues to serve complimentary inflight meals, will roll out its new Indian

Air Canada to offer live internet access to customers inflight

MONTREAL (September 9, 2008) - Air Canada intends to begin offering live internet service to customers inflight starting next spring under an agreement announced today with Aircell.

American Airlines launches Aircell’s mobile broadband service Gogo

FORT WORTH, TX and ITASCA, IL (August 20, 2008) - Marking the beginning of the next wireless revolution, American Airlines made history today with the launch of the mobile broadband service, Gogo(TM)

Airline offers in flight email and SMS

Aussie airline Qantas is installing technology on all its domestic planes that will enable passengers to send and receive email and SMS via mobile phones or personal electronic devices.The news comes just days after the first in flight mobile phone call was made on an Emirates airline flight between Dubai and Casablanca. Like Emirates, Qantas is using technology developed by AeroMobile.