Qantas plans to allow domestic customers to use e-mail and SMS functions on their mobile phones and PDAs beginning later this year. The decision follows a trial onboard a 767-300 that ran from April 2007 to January (ATWOnline, Aug. 29, 2007). The tecnology will be installed on "a number" of domestic 767-300s and A330-200s. "The evaluation of this new technology was a great success," Executive GM John Borghetti said. Qantas worked with AeroMobile on the project. Passengers wanting to send or ...

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