Thursday, August 27, 2015

Air-tech news: Southwest tests in-flight wi-fi service; American goes cashless in the cabin

A couple of air-travel technology announcements are in today.

Air-tech news: Southwest tests in-flight wi-fi service; American goes cashless in the cabin

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A couple of air-travel technology announcements are in today.

Southwest this morning became the most recent airline to announce a test of in-flight wi-fi service that it may offer to passengers. From previous posts on Winging It, travelers who read my Dec. 1 and Dec. 8 columns about this service coming to several carriers, including American, Delta and Virgin America, seemed ready to accept it but remain adamantly opposed to any change on the prohibition of voice calls on cell phones in flight. 

American joined Southwest, AirTran, JetBlue, Frontier, Spirit, Midwest, Virgin America and Alaska  to stop taking cash for drinks and meals on flights.

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