Updated In-Flight Wi-Fi List
Not all airlines have in-flight Wi-Fi yet, but here’s a list of some of the major players’ offerings:
- Air Canada offers Wi-Fi on select flights traveling between Montreal or Toronto and Los Angeles for $9.95 for laptops and $7.95 for handheld devices.
- The majority of Alaska Airlines’ flights offer Wi-Fi onboard.
- All AirTran flights are Wi-Fi enabled.
- In-flight Internet is now available on most planes flying in the continental U.S. on American Airlines. Travelers can check if their plane is Wi-Fi enabled within 24 hours of departure.
- All of Delta’s mainline planes and about a third of the regional jets are enabled.
- Frontier Airlines offers Internet on its Embraer 190 aircraft, and frequent flyers can buy unlimited Wi-Fi for $24.95 per month.
- JetBlue says it's on track to have its entire fleet Wi-Fi-enabled by early next year.
- Southwest is in the process of adding Wi-Fi to all of its planes. Internet is $5 all day, per device.
- Wi-Fi is now available on United transcontinental flights between New York (JFK) and Los Angeles or San Francisco. Next year, the airline says 25 planes per month will get Wi-Fi capabilities.
- Virgin America’s entire fleet offers Wi-Fi on a tiered-pricing scale depending on usage time.
Travelzoo Tip: Oftentimes, buying your Wi-Fi before you fly can be cheaper. In-flight Internet provider Gogo’s rates are up to 40% off with advance purchase.