Cathay Pacific has signed an agreement with Internet service provider Tenzing Communications to become the first airline to offer passengers inflight e-mail and intranet services across its entire fleet. The services will be offered from the second quarter of next year. The in-seat system will enable passengers to use their notebook computers to access onboard intranet and e-mail using a standard USB connection and will enable passengers to recharge their laptop and notebook computers. Northwest bonus Northwest Airlines is offering 20,000 bonus air miles to any passenger who flies round-trip in first or world business class via New York, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Las Vegas or Seattle to any Asian destination via Tokyo, Osaka, Beijing or Shanghai mid-week. Passengers must enrol as WorldPerks members by August 31 to become eligible for the deal. See www.nwa.com . Avoiding queues British Airways' top corporate customers will soon be able to avoid queues at the airport by checking-in online up to 24 hours before the flight departs. Customers can also choose their own seat online and gain fast luggage-drop and boarding-pass collection. The service is presently only offered on selected routes but will be expanded to include other routes throughout this year. See www.britishairways.com .