Several airlines to offer free Wi-Fi this holiday

Productivity in the sky should pick up this holiday season, as Google is teaming with a number of U.S. carriers to offer free in-flight Wi-Fi. In-flight wi-fi

Delta, AirTran and Virgin America are all teaming with the search giant to offer the service at no cost between Nov. 20 and Jan. 2. Each carrier has outfitted their entire domestic fleet with the Gogo Inflight service.

Normally, in-flight Wi-Fi runs roughly $5 or $13 per flight.

The service is a promotion of Google’s Chrome browser. The company offered a similar program last year, offering free Wi-Fi in airport terminals.

“We were excited by the response from last year’s free holiday Wi-Fi program, and thought that this would be a perfect holiday gift,” said Google in a blog posting.

You can find out more about the partnership at


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