Boeing's Connexion announcement

Christian Kuhtz christian at
Mon Oct 16 02:11:36 UTC 2006

On Oct 14, 2006, at 8:36 PM, Roland Dobbins wrote:

> On Oct 14, 2006, at 5:32 PM, Christian Kuhtz wrote:
>> Such a service would probably only make sense for transcon U.S.  
>> flights, where the lack of connectivity can be noticed.  And on  
>> those routes (at least the airline that I fly) I have about half a  
>> dozen or so EmPowered choices each day between, say, Atlanta and  
>> Los Angeles.
> I think a hotspot-like monthly pass option for flights of any  
> duration would receive strong uptake, were the service ubiquitous,  
> which will require near-universal availability of power in economy- 
> class cabins, IMHO.

All that is needed is for there to be coverage in economy cabins  
equipped with EmPower, such as transcon 767-400 and 777.

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