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Please no: Qantas is to allow in-flight use of mobile phones in 2007

August 28th 2006 in Uncategorized

Aww heck, some of us actually enjoyed the peace and quiet during a flight [:(]


“THE last refuge of the weary business traveller is about to vanish, with Qantas announcing plans to allow domestic passengers to use mobiles in-flight from early 2007.


The airline will evaluate the on-board use of mobiles and other portable devices, such as BlackBerries, in a three month trial on domestic routes, using a Boeing 767 as the test aircraft.”


http://www.australianit.news.com.au/articles/0,7204,20276745%5E15306%5E%5Enbv%5E,00.html


Thankfully the plane most often in use between Perth and the eastern seaboard for my preferred flights is the Airbus A330.  Its probably deferring the inevitable, but I think I’ll do my best to avoid 767’s where possible.


One comment to...
“Please no: Qantas is to allow in-flight use of mobile phones in 2007”

alunj

How long before flights are divided into yacking and non-yacking sections?


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