The bill would allow mobile device users to surf the Internet and send text messages
To get an idea of how a satellite-based Wi-Fi network works on an airplane, we took a ride on a 1940s-era seaplane for an up-close look.
The airline had said it wouldn't "police" voice calls, but after customers responded, it will.
The airline says its Fly-Fi service will be able to carry VoIP and complaints will be handled case by case.
While the FCC is moving forward with a plan to let airlines allow the use of mobile phones on flights, the Transportation Secretary wonders if in-flight voice calls are "fair to consumers."
Foreign airlines might easily extend service on flights into the country if the FCC allows it.
The piano bars of 1970s-era 747s are history. High-def video and on-demand cocktails are the new standard, so let's grade airlines from A to F.
This site offers real-time reports on travel delays at a glance, and could come in handy over the holidays.
Soon, being stuck in a middle seat may be the least of your inconveniences, as your fellow passengers gab ceaselessly on their smartphones.
Takeoff? Landing? In-flight? It's all the same under Southwest's new gate-to-gate Wi-Fi policy.