AirTran One-Ups Delta, American On WiFi

After Delta Air Lines and American Airlines announced that they will begin providing WiFi on some flights, AirTran Airways is announcing today that it will be the first airline to provide WiFi on all flights.

The carrier is is partnering with Aircell to offer passengers full inflight Internet service across its entire fleet of Boeing 737 and 717 aircraft. All 136 AirTran Airways jets will be fully outfitted with Gogo( Inflight Internet service by mid-summer.

"Giving business and leisure travelers a consistent, high-quality experience at a low price is a top priority," said Bob Fornaro, chairman, president and CEO of AirTran Airways. "

AirTran Airways passengers will have full Internet access including e-mail, instant messaging and access to corporate e-mail and network systems (virtual private networks) through Wi-Fi enabled laptops, smartphones and personal digital assistants (PDAs). Gogo Inflight Internet will be available for a small fee based on the length of the flight.

Visit www.airtran.com.

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