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Google Giving You Free In-Flight Wi-Fi For The Holidays

by Sean P. Aune | November 10, 2010November 10, 2010 8:00 am PST

It seems that when it gets towards the holidays that Google gets into a giving mood. Last year it was free Wi-Fi in numerous airports around the country to help out weary holiday travelers, but this year the company is aiming a lot higher … like 30,000 feet higher.

Google has announced that from Nov. 20th, 2010 to Jan. 2nd, 2011 it will be offering free in-flight Wi-Fi on all United States domestic flights on the carriers AirTran, Delta and Virgin America

GogoThis year’s promotion is being done in conjunction with the Gogo In-Flight wireless Internet company.  It appears that Google is using it as a chance to promote the Chrome browser due to the name being plastered on all press releases, but it does not appear you have to use Chrome to get the deal.

You can learn about the promotion at

What say you?  Are you excited for free Wi-Fi on flights?  If you get a chance to use it during the window of opportunity, be sure to drop us a line and let us know what you thought of it!

Sean P. Aune

Sean P. Aune has been a professional technology blogger since July 2007, but his love of tech dates back to at least 1976 when his parents bought...