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In Brief: Airbus preps Superjumbos for cell phone use

In Brief: Airbus preps Superjumbos for cell phone use

Old Feb 16, 05, 11:20 pm
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Exclamation In Brief: Airbus preps Superjumbos for cell phone use

Article I came across today. Im not sure if they are saying they will allow you to use yoru cell phone while in flight or just that cell phones can be used inside the plane.

The rest of the article states that the FAA and FCC are going to release the cell phone usage ban too.

"European aircraft manufacturer Airbus SAS plans to include in its new Superjumbo A380 planes an optional voice and data system that can allow passengers to use their mobile devices in flight. The service, including onboard mobile telephony and Internet access for passengers, will be offered through the OnAir joint venture to airline companies purchasing the A380. The system could be fitted on other models from Airbus as well as on planes from U.S. rival Boeing. The service should become commercially available in 2006, Airbus and OnAir said."

http://www.infoworld.com/article/05/...iefs119_1.html
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