Continental will offer WiFi on some flights

Continental Airlines plans to add in-flight WiFi services to some of its planes beginning in January of next year. The airlines made a deal with LiveTV a unit of rival airlines Jet Blue, which won air-to-ground spectrum in 2006. The WiFi service will allow access to email and IM applications and grant access to WiFi enabled smart phones and laptops. The service will be free for all customers.

For more on Continental's plans:
- read this report from the WSJ (sub. req.)