Singapore Airlines Expands Connectivity

Singapore Airlines has been adding wireless broadband Internet access to more of its transpacific routes. The carrier provides Connexion by Boeing service on SQ1 and SQ2-San Francisco-Hong Kong-Singapore and the reverse, respectively, and SQ11 and SQ-12, Los Angeles-Tokyo-Singapore and the reverse. Passengers throughout the aircraft who are traveling with wireless-enabled laptops can purchase the service to work on e-mail and browse the web during flight; they also are able to watch four channels of live global television. Connectivity already had been offered on Singapore-London, Singapore-Sydney and Singapore-Frankfurt-New York/JFK flights. Singapore Airlines says it plans to introduce the service progressively on other North America longhaul flights. The price schedule for access is: one hour for $9.95, two hours for $14.95, three hours for $17.95 and 24 hours for $26.95. Travelers who buy the 24-hour option pay once and receive access throughout multi-sector and connecting flights. Visit [www.singaporeair.com] or [www.connexionbyboing.com].

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