All AirTran Flights To Get WiFi By Mid-Summer

Posted May 14, 2009

AirTran Airways sent out a press release earlier this week that stated that by the start of this summer, they will become the world’s first major airlines to have WiFi built in to all of their planes.  They will be utilizing Gogo technology for all of their 136 AirTran Boeing 737 and 717 aircraft.

The cost of using WiFi on the plane is about $12.95 for use of over three hours or $9.95 for less than three hours.  Handheld devices will be able to get online with the WiFi connection for $7.95 regardless of the flight time length, but VoIP calling will most likely be blocked.

[via Engadget/AirTran PR]