All United, Continental Flights Will Have WiFi By 2015

WiFi access in airplanes is becoming more and more common, and the United-Continental monolith is out to make the feature ubiquitous in its aircraft fleet within the next three years. The airlines, which are owned by United Continental Holdings, are pumping up 300 more planes with WiFi in the middle of 2012, thanks to a partnership with Panasonic Avionics Corporation.

Engadget reports the WiFi system will allow passengers to stream videos, making it easier to choose your own in-flight movie. Aircraft that will be getting WiFi next year include Airbus 319 and 320 and Boeing 747, 757, 767, 777 and 787. There’s no word on the service’s pricing.

In-flight WiFi coming to 300 United and Continental aircraft beginning in mid-2012, entire fleet covered by 2015 [Engadget]