Roger L. Simon

Escape from email no more

Those of us who fly frequently cherish that activity as a rare opportunity to escape – even for a few hours – the endless flow of email and instant messages that overwhelm our lives. We even have the chance to do something so exotic as read a book. No longer. The FCC has awarded wireless Internet of the skies to JetBlue. And worse luck, it sounds as if the company working with the carrier will be able to share this “blessing” with all the other airlines.