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Is It Possible To Access The Internet On Planes?  
User currently offlineBobcat From United States of America, joined Jun 2007, 0 posts, RR: 0
Posted (13 years 12 months 7 hours ago) and read 4293 times:

Is it possible to access the internet on planes?

(for logging on to airliners.net!)  Big grin  Big grin  Big grin

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User currently offlineKeesje From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 1, posted (13 years 12 months 7 hours ago) and read 4280 times:

no, satelite costs are to high.

everybody is talking about it , nobody buying ..

keesje


User currently offlineRaven139as From United States of America, joined May 1999, 42 posts, RR: 0
Reply 2, posted (13 years 12 months 7 hours ago) and read 4271 times:

wasn't boeing looking into this? did they run a pilot program?

User currently offlineKeesje From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 3, posted (13 years 12 months 7 hours ago) and read 4269 times:

Yes, contrated AA, DL, UA. They pulled out recently.

Only 1 boeing paid trail on LH 747. LH technics are really into this kind of products BBJ, etc. Perhaps thats why.

http://www.airliners.net/discussions/general_aviation/read.main/723702/

keesje


User currently offlineHoffa From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 4, posted (13 years 12 months 7 hours ago) and read 4257 times:

It will happen, just not as quickly as everyone might have hoped.

User currently offlineMls515 From United States of America, joined Jun 2000, 3081 posts, RR: 8
Reply 5, posted (13 years 12 months 7 hours ago) and read 4254 times:


Can't you use dial-up on the air phones? What was the "Send 12 one-page e-mails in one minute" business I was reading on one of my recent flights. I imagine the connection is shitty and slow, but I suppose you could connect if you really wanted to.


User currently offlineArtsyman From United States of America, joined Feb 2001, 4748 posts, RR: 31
Reply 6, posted (13 years 12 months 7 hours ago) and read 4247 times:

Yes you can get online on the airplanes, just not in the high speed broadband way that was being talked about. You can still plug the airfone into the laptop etc and get online... for a staggering 6 dollars a minute

Jer


User currently offlineFlybulldog From United States of America, joined Aug 2000, 371 posts, RR: 0
Reply 7, posted (13 years 12 months 6 hours ago) and read 4232 times:

Related to connecting via the SkyPhon, there's an article in today's Wall Street Journal about how American is starting to uninstall their phones. Apparently the service isn't being used.

User currently offlineKdca4life From United States of America, joined Sep 2001, 55 posts, RR: 0
Reply 8, posted (13 years 12 months 5 hours ago) and read 4215 times:

@ $6 a minute... i wonder why...

User currently offlineBkkair From Thailand, joined Aug 2001, 409 posts, RR: 0
Reply 9, posted (13 years 12 months 4 hours ago) and read 4200 times:

Inflight e-mail is available now on CX ( not the whole fleet yet).
http://www.cathaypacific.com/intl/inflight/entertainment/0,,,00.html


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