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(eTN) - Tourists and business travelers in ten African countries can now enjoy quick and substantial roaming savings while traveling from one country to another through free incoming calls to be share
FORT WORTH, Texas - American Airlines continues its forward momentum in the mobile application space once again as it launches apps for BlackBerry® and Windows® Phone smartphones.
Mobile phone manufacturers are poised to take over from Google as the most powerful technological players in the European travel and tourism industry, reveals the WTM Global Trends Report today (8 Nov
Air FranceCurrently testing OnAir mobile phone technology on one Airbus A318 aircraft, which flies within Europe. Air France claims to be the first airline to test in-flight mobile phone useage on international flights.Tests started in mid December with text messages and emails only and was extended to voice calls from mid-April, and will run until June/July.
(eTN) - The European Commission on Monday introduced rules making it easier for airlines to offer passengers the chance to safely make and receive mobile phones while flying. The measures announced by the European Union's executive harmonize the technical and licensing requirements for the use of mobile phones on board aircraft.
DUBAI — Dubai-based Emirates airlines said on Thursday it has become the first carrier in the world to commercially launch an inflight mobile telephone service.It said the first authorised mobile telephone call made from a commercial flight was made on Thursday at 30,000 feet (about 9,000 metres) from an Emirates Airbus A340-300 aircraft travelling from Dubai to Casablanca.
(TVLW) - AIRLINE passengers in Australia could soon be able to use their mobile phones as boarding passes under a new scheme to be trialled this year.We can already watch movies, take photographs, read newspapers and play games, but airlines have now agreed on a new type of technology to allow the phone to be used to board aircraft.