Starting this autumn, British Airways will allow passengers to make limited use of their cell phones during flights.
Not all flights, unfortunately, but only the business-class ones between London City Airport and New York JFK.
Telegraph.co.uk says that, for the beginning, travelers will only be able to use their phones for text messages and to access the Web – so no voice calls.
However, depending upon customers’ feedback, the famous airline company might permit the use of in-flight voice calls too.
There’s no word yet on when other British Airways flights will allow the use of cell phones. But if the phones’ introduction to said London – New York flight turns out to be a success, it’s highly probable that other routes will benefit from it too.
Via Mobile Burn
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