Sunday, January 27, 2008

Browsing at 40,000 feet - not for a while yet

Interesting article on ZDNet about the likelihood of all passengers getting internet access on flights.

The saga is a pretty sad one in some respects as aircraft manufacturers and airlines have spent a lot of time over the years claiming they will have the quickest, safest and most reliable connections.

But not a lot has happened.

And, unfortunately, this situation is not about the change that quickly.

  • Expensive to maintain
  • On-board kit is heavy
  • No industry standard
Read on.

Kevin May, editor, Travolution

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