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FCC authorizes SpaceX to provide mobile Starlink internet service to boats, planes and trucks

The Starlink logo is seen in the background of a silhouetted woman holding a mobile phone. Sopa Images | Lightrocket | Getty Images The Federal Communications Commission authorized SpaceX to provide Starlink satellite internet to vehicles in motion, a key step for Elon Musk’s company to further expand the service. “Authorizing a new class of […]

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Southwest to offer free Wi-Fi on some flights as it tests service upgrades

OntheRunPhoto | iStock Editorial | Getty Images Southwest Airlines will temporarily offer travelers free Wi-Fi on certain flights starting this week, part of a test to bring faster internet to more customers. The carrier has outfitted 40 of its Boeing 737s with upgraded hardware for its Wi-Fi service, according to a memo to employees sent […]

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Delta, facing a union drive, says it will start paying flight attendants during boarding

Flight attendants wearing protective masks walk through Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport in Atlanta, Georgia, on Wednesday, April 7, 2021. Elijah Nouvelage | Bloomberg | Getty Images Delta Air Lines said it will start paying flight attendants during boarding, a first for a major U.S. airline and an initiative that comes during a unionization drive for […]

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Why Delta Air Lines’ health chief thinks the airplane mask mandate will soon be lifted

Passengers wearing protective masks wait to board a Delta Air Lines Inc. flight at Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport in Atlanta, Georgia, U.S., on Wednesday, April 7, 2021. Elijah Nouvelage | Bloomberg | Getty Images Delta Air Lines Chief Health Officer Henry Ting said that he believes that the federal mask mandate for airports and airplanes […]