According to a recent study conducted by U.S. in-flight connectivity company Gogo, one in five users of the service say they have switched from their preferred airline to be on a flight equipped with in-flight internet.

Read more

The first Delta Connection regional jet equipped with Wi-Fi departed on September 7 from Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport, with scheduled stops in Omaha, Nebraska; Des Moines, Iowa; and White Plains, New York throughout the day.

Read more

Passengers will access the new, free platform through their own mobile communications devices or laptops and the content for GOL’s IFE platform will be automatically updated on landing at nine major Brazilian airports. GOL says the IFE platform will be the first of its kind.

Read more

United Continental Holdings says it will invest more than $500 million dollars in its on-board service product in addition to the 25 new aircraft – among them some Boeing 787s – that the airline will introduce to its fleet next year.

Read more

American Airlines says it is the first North American carrier to offer in-flight streaming video, which enables customers to stream content such as movies and TV shows wirelessly from an inflight library to select types of Wi-Fi-enabled laptops during flights.

Read more

Gogo says its platform will offer passengers access to online services such as real-time travel information, destination content, news and information, exclusive shopping deals and social-network integration.

Read more

American Airlines says it is the first North American airline to begin testing a new in-flight streaming-video product from Aircell, which will allow customers to stream content such as movies and TV shows wirelessly from an in-flight library to their personal Wi-Fi-enabled devices during flight.

Read more

Continental Airlines plans to offer the service on more than 200 U.S. domestic Boeing 737s and 757s equipped with DirecTV, providing onboard connectivity and more than 95 channels of live television programming to customers flying within the continental United States.

Read more

According to Delta, it will be the first U.S. domestic carrier to deploy Wi-Fi across its entire mainline and regional aircraft fleets with two classes of service.

Read more

Southwest Airlines is going to charge an introductory flat rate of $5 per customer per flight for its WiFi HOTSPOT in-flight WiFi service, for any device or length of flight.

Read more

Scandinavian Airlines says it will become one of the first airlines in the world to offer in-flight connectivity, including Internet and mobile services, when it begins offering the service in April 2011.

Read more

Singapore Airlines says its multi-million-dollar collaboration with inflight connectivity provider OnAir includes a full suite of onboard communication offerings, providing the airline’s customers with access to Wi-Fi Internet and mobile telephony services.

Read more

EgyptAir’s first A330-300 is also its first aircraft to feature on-board communications technology, enabling passengers to benefit from in-flight mobile phone services and Wi-Fi internet access.

Read more

GroundLink will give a free Gogo Inflight Internet session to any passenger that books a car through its LimoRes retail brand while in-flight.

Read more

Alaska Airlines says it is now offering Aircell’s Gogo Inflight Internet service on more than half its aircraft, including all 55 of its Boeing 737-800s and 10 of its 737-900s.

Read more

Alaska Airlines is to offer Aircell’s Gogo Inflight Internet service on all of its aircraft. With Gogo, passengers will be able to browse the Web; access online music, games, podcasts and webcasts; send and receive e-mail; and connect to virtual private networks while flying, according to the airline.

Read more

Air Canada has begun trials to offer its customers Gogo Inflight Internet service on board select flights on the carrier’s Toronto-Los Angeles and Montreal-Los Angeles routes.

Read more

Virgin America has launched a partnership with Google to offer free in-flight WiFi to all of its passengers during the 2009 festive season.

Read more

U.S. airline passengers value in-flight Wi-Fi access more than meal service, free movies and other perks, according to a poll conducted by Wakefield Research for the Wi-Fi Alliance.

Read more