Inflight

08.05.14
Why your brand-new plane doesn't have a seat-back TV
08.05.14

Why your brand-new plane doesn't have a seat-back TV

Earlier this year, I boarded a United flight from Newark to San Diego. After passing the first few...

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06.05.14
In-flight WiFi to be available across Europe by 2017
06.05.14

In-flight WiFi to be available across Europe by 2017

In-flight internet is readily available across the US, but that type of connectivity is almost unh...

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01.12.14
Albatross One: flying Row 44's amphibious in-flight WiFi test plane
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01.12.14

Albatross One: flying Row 44's amphibious in-flight WiFi test plane

Every manufacturer needs to test its gear throughout the product cycle, and if in-flight connectiv...

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11.21.13
Southwest Airlines now allows gadget use during takeoff and touchdown, offers WiFi that works gate to gate
11.21.13

Southwest Airlines now allows gadget use during takeoff and touchdown, offers WiFi that works gate to gate

Soon, Delta and JetBlue will have the right to say they've adopted the FAA's new electronics polic...

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11.06.13
United, American Airlines allow electronics use during takeoff and landing too
11.06.13

United, American Airlines allow electronics use during takeoff and landing too

Travelers on Delta and JetBlue said goodbye to switching their mobile devices off during takeoff a...

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09.27.13
FAA committee thinks smartphone and tablet use should be allowed during takeoff and landing
09.27.13

FAA committee thinks smartphone and tablet use should be allowed during takeoff and landing

Recall that silent rage you get when you're told to switch of your Kindle, iPod or laptop for take...

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03.24.13
FAA may ease 'reading device' restriction during takeoff and landing later this year
03.24.13

FAA may ease 'reading device' restriction during takeoff and landing later this year

By early 2014, passengers may be able to use certain electronic devices in airplane mode during ta...

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03.08.13
iOS tops among airline passengers
03.08.13

iOS tops among airline passengers

Gogo, the in-flight internet provider for when you're cruising at 37,000 feet, says iOS devices...

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12.28.12
FCC streamlines rules for aircraft broadband, promotes widespread in-flight WiFi
12.28.12

FCC streamlines rules for aircraft broadband, promotes widespread in-flight WiFi

The Federal Communications Commission adopted a Report and Order today that updated regulatory req...

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