NORTH CAROLINA - New rules by federal officials could mean more Internet on more flights.
The Federal Communications Commission approved a new application process for airlines to tap into satellite airwaves mid-flight.
The Federal Aviation Administration also has to approve inflight safety.
Experts said the hurdles over regulation have slowed Internet implementation on some airlines.
New rule could mean more Internet access on planes
Heavy rain, strong winds remain threats as storm system moves toward Carolinas
Chase, crash shuts down highway in Concord, troopers say
Man shot 8 times, killed in Chesterfield County, deputies say
Severe weather kills 15 in Georgia and Mississippi, death toll could rise