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Inflight Planespotting, Thanks to JetBlue Fly-Fi

Inflight Planespotting, Thanks to JetBlue Fly-Fi

Civil aviation
How’s this for an AvGeek irony: it’s hard to planespot from a plane. Sure, while you’re on the ground there’s tons of aircraft around. But once you’re in the sky you’re zooming by other planes so rarely — and so quickly — that it’s hard to catch any of them. But one recent flight I took was a fun exception to that rule.     Thanks to a winter wave of employee COVID infections and a high-profile system meltdown, Jetblue had a tough past year from an operational perspective. But they rebounded from those issues, and their onboard economy product still shines strong — especially the free high-speed inflight internet (“Fly-Fi”).   Fly-Fi is one of JetBlue’s major points of differentiation, and they know it To minimize touch points in the C...