Boeing's Connexion announcement

Rich Fulton rich at
Sun Oct 15 21:44:03 UTC 2006

and you will NEVER see this service again until there 
is a monetary incenctive to offer said service.  So.. 
why is this still a discussion?

On Sun, 15 Oct 2006, Owen DeLong wrote:

> This may be a nit, but, you will _NEVER_ see AC power at any, let alone all 
> of
> the seats.  Seat power that works with the iGo system is DC and is not
> conventional 110 AC.
> Owen
> On Oct 15, 2006, at 3:39 AM, Mikael Abrahamsson wrote:
>> On Sun, 15 Oct 2006, Patrick W. Gilmore wrote:
>>> e-mail from the plane. :)  Lack of seat power was not an issue, I just had 
>>> two batteries.  And this was BOS -> MUC, which ain't a short flight.
>> It's quite likely that on a grander scale of things, it's better economy 
>> that the few people who want to use their laptop the whole flight, do get 
>> two batteries, than doing the investment of putting AC power in all seats.
>> Otoh, more batteries on planes increases the risk of fire due to exploding 
>> batteries happening in the plane :P
>> -- 
>> Mikael Abrahamsson    email: swmike at


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