Having in-flight Wi-Fi is a godsend, but it's not exactly what most would call fast. It's acceptable for light browsing, but not for streaming HD videos. Gogo says its in-flight Wi-Fi will be getting a major 4X boost in speed by early next year.
If you ever considered taking a Google Chromebook for a spin, you might want to book your next flight on Virgin America. Starting today and going through September, Google is lending out Chromebooks to anyone who wants one on certain Virgin routes, and they'll even throw in free inflight Wi-Fi.