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- Alaska Airlines launches wireless check-in service. // RCR Wireless News;1/29/2001, Vol. 20 Issue 5, p30
Announces the expansion of Alaska Airlines' wireless offerings to include mobile flight information and flight schedules.
- Three Airlines To Fly Boeing Connexion. Croft, John // Aviation Week & Space Technology;6/18/2001, Vol. 154 Issue 25, p100
Reports that three major airlines have tentatively agreed to partner with Boeing's Connexion business unit to bring high-bandwidth inflight Internet, email and live TV to passengers via wireless links to laptop computers or handheld devices. Announcement by American Airlines, Delta Airlines and...
- Pilots to use text messages instead of radio. // RCR Wireless News;3/18/2002, Vol. 21 Issue 11, p66
Reports on the upgrade of the communications capabilities of Nav Canada, the vendor that manage the air navigation system in Canada. Application of text messaging in communicating with the air controllers; Benefits of the system upgrade; Plans of Nav Canada for the technology.
- Airline & Travel News - Airline News. // AirGuide Online.com;4/26/2010, p1
The article offers world news briefs related to airline and travel. The Department of Transportation (DOT) has announced the new rule requirement for airlines to allow travelers in leaving the airplane during a tarmac delay exceeding three hours. Aeroflot is the first Russian carrier to offer...
- Step Right Up. Garvey, William // Business & Commercial Aviation;Jan2005, Vol. 96 Issue 1, p7
This article presents the authors comments in the aviation industry. The author says that on a recent visit to Manhattan, he was impressed by one of those electronics and souvenir shops that populate the midtown avenues, their display windows laden with computers, PDAs, cell phones and Statues...
- US Airways to allow cell-phone use sooner after landing. // RCR Wireless News;10/13/2003, Vol. 22 Issue 41, p20
Reports the decision of US Airways to allow its customers to use their cell-phones sooner after landing. Information on its previous onboard wireless phone use policy; Flights in which the policy is applicable.
- Wireless Backhaul Drives Network Traffic. McCall, Margo // Wireless Week;1/21/2002, Vol. 8 Issue 3, p18
Reveals the factors that could drive the market for wireless backhaul, which refers to transporting voice and data traffic from a cell site to the switch. Forecasted growth of the global market for backhaul by 2006; Factor that has driven the U.S. wireless backhaul market; Companies that have...
- PCIA Report Predicts Mobile Usage. Mendez-Wilson, Deborah // Wireless Week;2/4/2002, Vol. 8 Issue 5, p18
Focuses on the result of the PCIA/Yankelovich Global M-User Study which predicts that consumers are likely to purchase in the future when the wireless data services become widely available. Information on how the study was conducted; Some of the surprising findings; Usage pattern and interest...
- Correction. // Wireless Week;2/2/2005, Vol. 11 Issue 3, p3
Presents a correction to the article "Making a Wireless Alternative Possible" that was previously published in the January 15, 2005 issue of the "Wireless Week."