Wi-Fly: AirTran Putting Wi-Fi on All Flights
AirTran hopes to lure business travelers with Wi-Fi access.
Updated at 8:16 PM CST on Tuesday, May 12, 2009
AirTran Airlines unveiled plans Tuesday morning to upgrade all of its jets with Wi-Fi access, the Washington Business Journal reported.
The airline hopes to be the first to have the service on all of its flights.
Access will cost $9.95 for flights less than three hours long and $12.95 for flights longer than that, the Biz Journal reported. Blackberry and iPhone access will cost $7.95.
AirTran officials hope to win the business of business travelers with the Wi-Fi access.
AirTran is the second largest carrier at Baltimore-Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport behind Southwest. The plan was unveiled on a media flight from BWI.