News Summary: US airlines add overseas Internet

News Summary: US airlines eyeing profits from airborne Wi-Fi on international flights

Associated Press

INTERNET TAKES FLIGHT: U.S. airlines are working to spread Internet access from their domestic fleets to the ones that haul passengers overseas.

HOW SOON? United, Delta, and American all say they expect to have their first international flights with Wi-Fi access in the next several weeks. United is aiming to have Internet on 300 planes by the end of 2013. Delta will take as long as two years to finish the roll-out. American isn't saying.

HOW MUCH? None of them are disclosing prices. On domestic flights where Internet access is already common, it tends to cost more for longer flights.

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