http://www.eetimes.com/electronics-...urpass-6-100-planes-in-2015--says-NPD-In-Stat The in-flight Wi-Fi market has emerged to offer customers the same benefits of broadband connectivity that they enjoy on the ground. While the market has been in development for over a decade, in-flight Wi-Fi has only recently taken off. Deployments of Wi-Fi onboard airplanes have gained strength over the last few years, with availability reaching critical mass on some airlines. New In-Stat research, forecasts that in-flight Wi-Fi broadband deployments will surpass 6,100 planes worldwide in 2015. "The installed base of Wi-Fi-enabled devices has increased enormously over the past decade," says Amy Cravens, Senior Analyst. "With more people carrying Wi-Fi-enabled devices, the potential addressable market has increased multi-fold."