US Airways is the latest airline to announce in-flight Wi-Fi service.
Like other airlines, US Airways is partnering with Aircell to provide Gogo Inflight Internet service, with a launch planned for early 2010. Planes will be outfitted for full Internet access including VPN access.
Gogo will initially be installed on US Airways A321 aircraft, flying select domestic routes. And later next year, customers will be able to see if Wi-Fi is available on a specific flight by looking for the Wi-Fi icon while booking their flight online.
US Airways hasn't announced specific pricing yet, but Aircell's standard pricing structure currently ranges from $5.95 to $12.95, depending on the length of flight and type of Wi-Fi enabled device used.
"Gogo is for anyone who wants to make plane time their time," said Jack Blumenstein, president and chief executive officer of Aircell. "Whether you want to stay connected to the office, your family or friends; whether you want to work, play or learn; Gogo is for you. We look forward to working with US Airways to bring the world to its passengers."