The test will run for 60 days. They will gauge demand and see how the service works before determining if and how much they’ll charge.
Southwest has already contracted with Yahoo as a partner. Yahoo will provide a home page for the airline that will include information about the flight and destination.
For long flights this will practically guarantee that I fly Southwest. My only question is, what about plugs or battery supply? As far as I know there’s no place to recharge.
Southwest has been getting a lot of milage out of the announcement on Twitter.