American Airlines Just Ended the Era of Awful Gogo Wi-Fi

A public skirmish with the airline exposed a huge problem with Gogo’s older business model.
Photographer: Mark Elias/Bloomberg

The public spat between American Airlines Group Inc. and Gogo Inc., which provides the bulk of the carrier's domestic inflight Wi-Fi, could be considered the final blow to ground-based Internet access that has become another irritating part of the air-travel experience.

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