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Unbundling Air Fare Costs

Tweet ,Today Delta matched earlier moves by United and USAirways to charge $25 for a second checked bag. This is both a reaction to increased operating expenses due to escalating fuel costs as well as the clear desire to unbundle … Continue reading

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WiMax at airports

Tweet WiMax’s first commercial rollout may very well be at U.S. airports. The goal is to provide a faster upload of manifests, flight plans and onboard entertainment for incoming aircraft. For those not familiar with the term, WiMAX (Worldwide Interoperability … Continue reading

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Airline Wireless connectivity

Tweet The recent Orbitz for Business survey results regarding the value of Internet connectivity on the plane continues to produce headlines like this ” Most Business Travelers Don’t Need Wi-Fi On Planes”. Conclusions such as this based on this research … Continue reading

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Conversation with Aircell Senior Management

Tweet For some time I have been talking about ubiquitous computing and the always connected traveler. I just received a briefing from the senior management of Aircell about their plans to implement Wi-Fi connectivity on commercial aircraft. Back in 2001 … Continue reading

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