So I'm actually on a plane right now...

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...34000 feet above Canada, on my way to LAX.

This is just so cool. In the past you were completely isolated whilst on a plane and now, here I am surfing the web, chatting over ICQ etc.

It could be a little faster to be honest, but at least the prices are pretty reasonable. You can book 1 hour, 2 hours, 3 hours or pay a flat fee for the entire flight. I went with the 3 hour model for 17.95$, access for the entire flight would've cost 26$. I chose the 3 hour model since I spent the rest of the time eating (a four course meal takes a while ;) ), watching movies via in-seat entertainment, etc. Now there are only 3h30min left of this 11 hour flight and I'm currently waiting for dinner. :)

Awesome service IMO and it certainly makes long distance flights a lot more enjoyable! Thumbs up for Lufthansa, the first commercial airline to offer this! :thumbsup:

Here's a pic I snapped a couple of minutes ago:
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Hehe, I was thinking about slipping a snakes on a plane reference in there as well!

Yeah, the seat is pretty good. I'm in Business Class and the seat right next to me is empty, so I got lots of room for my stuff etc. And no, my ass is not asleep, I feel pretty good and comfortable actually. ;)
 

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But, but...how do they get those internets up in the plane? Where do the tubes go??!?! Gophers can't run that high!!
 
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But, but...how do they get those internets up in the plane? Where do the tubes go??!?! Gophers can't run that high!!
They outsource to carrier pigeons. :lol:
 

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It's interesting that Lufthansa is the first airline to offer this; they were also the first to show an in-flight movie back in 1925. Pretty sweet!
 

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Great! In my trip to China we will be flying Lufthansa. I wish I had a laptop to endure the long hours...
 

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Wow! That's fantastic!!

Looking at the times, you're probably off the plane by now. Is it done vis wireless or do you need to plug it into an outlet?
 

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Why LAX??? Why not here in Canada??

What are you doing in the States?

Must be great having so much legroom. I had NO legroom to and from Europe.
 

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I know this is late but... :D

Ahh....LAX, I just hate that place...had to fight suicidal bus drivers half a dozen times there, and have to do it again on Tuesday :driving: Nice spot you got there! Facing the windows?

When we got stationed in Germany, we went from Frankfurt A.M.->Bonn on a Lufthansa 727....and it was the best flight I had ever been on!
 

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Re: So I'm actually on a plane right now...

oliB said:
Awesome service IMO and it certainly makes long distance flights a lot more enjoyable! Thumbs up for Lufthansa, the first commercial airline to offer this! :thumbsup:

I think SIngapore airlines was the first to offer full inflight internet.

and it looks like he's in Business class, with the armrest for a glass, which you don't get in coach. But I know thats for Cathay Pacific anyways, I get to go on Business class almost every time, if not every other time I fly because both my parents are Gold frequent flyer with my mom travelling every 5-10 days or so around asia and my dad going to Las Vegas every month :D.
 
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