Starting in July, Air France customers flying on the Airbus A318 will be able to send text messages and emails from their make voice calls (shudder).. Fantastic. Not so fantastic: Three months later, they'll be able to
During the trial run, each customer will be asked to fill out a questionnaire about the service at the end of the flightâ€”hopefully most people will be smart enough to write that the service drove them to contemplate gruesome suicide, otherwise Air France will be deploying the tech, which uses a "leaky cable" for signal conversion, on all of its flights.
We can only hope that if worse comes to worst, the probable $2.50-a-call fee will cause fliers with "leaky" mouths to do their best to keep them plugged.
Air France to trial in-flight mobile use from July [Silicon via Crave]