/>
X
Business

US Airways to launch Gogo in-flight Internet next year

US Airways has announced that it will install Gogo in-flight Internet on select planes in early 2010.The Gogo service, powered by Aircell, will be added to the company's fleet of 50 Airbus A321 aircraft, or about 14 percent of its entire fleet.
Written by Andrew Nusca, Contributor on

US Airways has announced that it will install Gogo in-flight Internet on select planes in early 2010.

The Gogo service, powered by Aircell, will be added to the company's fleet of 50 Airbus A321 aircraft, or about 14 percent of its entire fleet. US Airways plans to notify customers who book online if their flight will have Wi-Fi with a small icon.

The move marks the airline's entry into a club already occupied by Virgin America, Delta, United, American Airlines, AirTran and (soon) Air Canada, according to Gogo's website.

In fact, United will offer the service in several destinations including Boston, Providence, New York (LGA), Philadelphia, Charlotte, Chicago (O'Hare), Las Vegas, San Francisco, Seattle, Dallas, Minneapolis and others.

The airline noted in the announcement that it may or may not charge Aircell's cost of the service. According to Gogo's own site, the service costs $5.95 for a flight up to 1.5 hours, $9.95 for one up to 3 hours, and $12.95 for flights beyond 3 hours.

The service is available on both laptop and mobile devices, but costs $7.95 for mobile-only on a flight less than 1.5 hours.

Editorial standards

Related

The 21 best Black Friday deals under $30 ahead of Cyber Monday
Amazon Fire TV Stick 4K

The 21 best Black Friday deals under $30 ahead of Cyber Monday

The 52 best Black Friday deals on Amazon ahead of Cyber Monday
Image of Amazon Echo Show 8 on a wooden table in front of a person cooking and folding pastry dough.

The 52 best Black Friday deals on Amazon ahead of Cyber Monday

The 62 best Black Friday deals at Costco ahead of Cyber Monday
LG 65" Class - QNED80 Series

The 62 best Black Friday deals at Costco ahead of Cyber Monday