Air France announced yesterday that passengers onboard an A318 operating in Europe now can send and receive SMS and MMS messages and e-mails via mobile phones with Internet access using the Mobile OnAir system. The capability is similar to the one JetBlue Airways launched last week on an A320 (ATWOnline, Dec. 12). First flight occurred Monday between Paris Charles de Gaulle and Warsaw. AF said that during the second half of the six-month trial passengers will be permitted to make phone ...

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