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In-flight Wi-Fi fees: How to get discounts
In-flight Wi-Fi fees: How to get discounts

I had been reluctant to try in-flight Wi-Fi because of the cost, but when I found a discount that cut the fee to $7.46 on a recent American Airlines flight, I tried the service and liked it. And the connection seemed faster than my DSL at home. As it turns out, Wi-Fi in the sky doesn't have to be expensive. And on the ground, many airports offer it for free. The biggest provider, by far, of onboard Wi-Fi in the U.S. is Gogo Inflight Internet, a division of Aircell in Itasca, Ill., whose system operates on thousands of flights each day in the continental U.S. Gogo is offered throughout AirTran and Virgin America and on some flights by Air Canada, Alaska, American, Delta, US Airways...

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