Aeroflot this year will become the first Russian carrier to offer inflight Internet and mobile phone services, both of which it said will be available on four aircraft by year end. "Mobile telephony onboard an aircraft is a breakthrough for Russian aviation," CEO Vitaly Savelyev said. JSC MegaFon, a Russian mobile services operator, will install mobile communication "base stations" onboard four aircraft in 2010, with the first to be deployed on an A320 this summer followed by an A330 serving ...

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