OnAir, under an expanded contract, will install its on-board connectivity system in 26 TAM aircraft following a "successful pilot project" with the Brazilian carrier. Passengers will have access to voice, SMS, and Internet on their BlackBerrys and Smartphones, making TAM the first airline in the Americas to offer onboard mobile calling services. The aircraft, Airbus A319s, A320s and A321s, are expected to begin flying in the second half of this year, on domestic routes. The ...

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