Southwest Airlines plans to have a fully Wi-Fi-equipped fleet by the end of 2017, and has entered into agreements with inflight connectivity providers to significantly increase the speed of its onboard Wi-Fi services starting next year. Southwest said Dec. 13 that it has extended its agreement with longtime Wi-Fi provider Global Eagle Entertainment and signed a new agreement with Panasonic Avionics. Panasonic will equip new Southwest aircraft with its Global Communications Services ...

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