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Free WiFi Coming to Heathrow Airport

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May 292013
 


Finally, nickeled and dimed travelers have something to smile about.

Heathrow Airport will launch free WiFi in early June.

The London airport will offer travelers 45-minutes of free Internet access per day across its five terminals.

If you hold a Heathrow Rewards card, your free Internet time doubles to 90 minutes.

Travelers looking for longer periods of access can pick from a range of pay-as-you-go options.

Having gotten used to continuous Internet access at work and home, travelers can quickly become disoriented in the absence of free WiFi.

But Internet access is seldom free at airports or in flight and are often expensive.

Continental to Offer Inflight WiFi in 2012

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Mar 232011
 

Continental Airlines plans to roll out WiFi Internet service on flights within the U.S. beginning next year. Continental is working with inflight entertainment provider LiveTV to offer the service via Ka-band. Ka-band is supposed to offer higher transmission speeds for browsing content-rich websites, sending and receiving e-mails and downloading files. […]

Free Wi-Fi in Air this Holiday Season Too

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Nov 082010
 

Google has joined hands with AirTran, Delta and Virgin America to provide free Gogo Inflight Internet to their passengers throughout the holiday season. Travelers flying on AirTran, Delta or Virgin America between November 20, 2010 and January 2, 2011 can enjoy free Wi-Fi on any of their domestic flights to […]

Southwest to Charge $5 for Onboard WiFi

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Oct 282010
 

Southwest Airlines today announced that it’d charge $5 for inflight WiFi access irrespective of the device or flight length. To offer the WiFi service, Southwest has partnered with technology provider Row 44 and began testing WiFi on four aircraft in 2009. Southwest now has 32 WiFi-enabled planes in its fleet.