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How to Work From Anywhere Like a Boss

A year ago, travel bloggers Radhika Basu Thakur and Johnny Hoy were looking forward to a productive week in a remote part of Guatemala. The owner of their rental had assured them it had solid Wi-Fi access.

But when they settled in, they realized it was spotty and slow. “We could barely load a page,” Basu Thakur recalls.

The couple, who blog at, managed to use the slow connection to buy mobile data online so they could use their smartphones to create a Wi-Fi hot spot. Now, they make sure to always buy phone data ahead of time so they can access the internet from almost anywhere.

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Bucking Industry Trend, Delta Air Lines Promises Free WiFi For Passengers

While airlines are continuing to raise fees for checked bags and other services, Delta Air Lines last week said it would remove charges for one popular amenity: inflight WiFi.

Speaking at the Skift Global Forum in New York last week, Delta CEO Ed Bastian said his airline aimed to make WiFi not only faster, but free. “I don’t know of anywhere else besides in an airplane that you can’t get free Wi-Fi,” he said (although some hotels and airports continue to charge customers for WiFi use in some circumstances).

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Are Airlines Sure We Can Flee Planes Fast? No Way

On every airline flight, a crew member talks to passengers in the exit rows to see whether they can, as Federal Aviation Administration regulations specify, “pass expeditiously through the emergency exit” if needed.

Given how passengers have grown in inverse proportion to the spaciousness of airliner seats, anything like “expeditious” evacuation of an entire airliner seems doubtful.

The typical economy seat is 17 inches wide, about an 8 percent decrease from the 18.5 inches of a decade or so ago, according to Paul Hudson, president of, a consumer advocacy group. 

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