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Google Offering Free In-Flight Wi-Fi on Holiday Virgin Flights

Google and Virgin Offer Free In-Flight Wi-Fi for the Holidays
Virgin has been offering in-flight Wi-Fi on all of its flights since May, but prices for the convenience of checking Twitter at 30,000 feet have probably stopped some passengers in their tracks. That is, of course, if they've been able to decipher the convoluted pricing scheme: $12.95 for flights longer than 3 hours; $9.95 for flights under 3 hours; $5.95 for red-eyes; and $7.95 if you want to use a cell phone, media player, or portable gaming device.

Google is giving all passengers on Virgin Airlines a bit of a holiday treat this year by providing free Wi-Fi service from November 10, 2009 through January 15, 2010. You can find out all the details at freeholidaywifi.com.

Google, of course, hopes that you will use this gratis service to check your Gmail, or do some last minute holiday shopping with Google product search. But we know you're just going to use it to tweet about how bad the airline food is. [From: Official Google Blog, Via: Lifehacker]

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