For flights longer than six hours, unlimited access to the Internet will cost travelers $29.95. For unlimited access on flights between three and six hours, the service will be $19.95. Access for flights less than three hours will cost $14.95. Travelers also can purchase service on a metered basis: The first 30 minutes will cost $9.95, and every minute after that will cost 25 cents. Airlines might let travelers buy access to the service using their frequent-flyer miles, but that option is still under consideration.
Connexion by Boeing, a unit of aircraft maker Boeing, on Thursday announced pricing for its in-flight broadband Internet service. The service and access e-mail. It will be available starting late April on Lufthansa German Airlines flights, and several other European and Asian carriers will offer the service later this year.