Are you eager to be the first among your small group of friends to Twitter “I’m tweeting from an airplane, unbelievable!”. If so, you might just find the following guide from the good folks over at jaunted.com a handy way to help you figure out which airlines offer in-flight Internet connections, and exactly what you should expect to pay for the right to annoy your friends and loved ones from 30,000 feet.
A quick peek at the list shows Virgin America and AirTran are still the only two airlines that can boast an “unqualified yes” when it comes to in-flight Wi-Fi, with the competition still lagging pretty far behind. Rates seem to be pretty universal across the board at about $5 for the first hour, or $13 for 3. Expect Wi-Fi in the air to eventually become universal since it is one of the last new and innovative ways airlines have found to earn a few extra bucks.
Stripping paint from the hull and pillows from the cabin to reduce weight are other ideas, lets just hope the extra cash helps keep them from getting any more desperate.