Ashford, Warwick
November 2007
Computer Weekly;11/20/2007, p106
Trade Publication
The article reports that the British business class airline Silverjet Aviation Ltd. plans to be the first to introduce wireless technology in 2008 to streamline its flight boarding processes. The airline plans to roll out 3M RT Mobile devices early next year and introduce them to capture passenger passport details and transmit the encrypted data wirelessly to its departure systems using general packet radio service (GPRS). According to George Henderson, information technology (IT) director at Silverjet, this will enable a more personalised service. It is stated that the service will be the latest in a series of technological innovations the startup airline has used since it began operations in January 2007 to challenge established brands.


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