Southwest Airlines (SWA) said it will deploy the Flightcom wireless aviation ground support communications system at each of its gates at all 73 of its destinations across the US. It expects deployment to be complete in the first quarter of 2012. “We are the first major airline to widely deploy this type of wireless system, and we expect it will strengthen our team communications and operational efficiency,” SWA senior manager-safety, standards and regulatory compliance, ground ...

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