Don’t be surprised if you see a neighboring passenger browsing the
Internet during a long flight to Germany. With a planned rollout in
April or May, Lufthansa will debut high-speed, wireless Internet
access on flights between Germany and the U.S. Six other carriers
plan to offer the service later this year, including Singapore
Airlines, Scandinavian Airlines, Japan Airlines and China Airlines.
Ironically, FlyNet, developed by the Boeing Co., will first appear
on planes made by Airbus, Boeing’s longtime, commercial-aircraft
This new technology should create quite a buzz among serious
business travelers as well as a great opportunity for agents to
redouble their efforts in the business/corporate travel markets.
Boeing is taking Internet access to new heights, which can only
help you to do the same for your business.