Delta becomes first airline to offer gate-to-gate in-flight WiFi
By Aimee Heckel
Businesspeople and moms traveling with antsy kids, rejoice! Delta Airlines recently announced it will allow passengers to use WiFi from gate to gate.
On Delta, you can now keep your smartphones, Kindles and other portable electronics running throughout the whole trip, connected with in-flight WiFi. Delta even offers power adapters to plug in and recharge while you fly. Some seats even feature USB ports.
How it works
Delta’s WiFi, Delta Connect, provides free content, from shopping to news to flight details. Take advantage of special shopping deals, and stay up to date on breaking news.
Want more? Buy an optional Gogo Internet session, which allows full access to the Internet. Buy this wifi pass before you leave or even onboard — only $14 for 24 hours of WiFi, even if you change planes.
Are you a frequent traveler? Buy a month wifi pass for $39.95, or a year pass for $469.
If you’re looking to save money on your airfare, check out these travel coupons.
Get the latest gadgets
Now that you can finally work and play online on board, here are some great gadgets to pick up to help pass the time on your next flight.
1. A flip book, like the multimode Yoga Ultrabook with a 360-degree flip design, available at Best Buy. This unique flip-and-fold design makes reading and working in the cramped quarters of an airplane more comfortable. The new Yoga features a multitouch screen, weighs only 3 pounds, has incredible resolution and has a backlit keyboard to help you type, even when the overhead lights are off.
A Lenovo Yoga costs around $899 at Best Buy.
2. The Google Nexus 7 Tablet is the latest, speedy tablet that’s thinner and lighter than other tablets. We love its family-friendly sharing options. Get free shipping when you order it at Best Buy.
The seven-inch Nexus with a 16 GB memory costs $229.99 at Best Buy.
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