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- Resuming Mobility. Smith, Brad // Wireless Week;10/29/2001, Vol. 7 Issue 44, p1
Focuses on the efforts of U.S. airlines to resume the application of wireless check-in technology for airline passengers. Information on how the technology works; Benefits from the technology; Airlines that resumed the use of the technology.
- Light Trick. Pleiffer, Deborah // Global Telephony;May2001, Vol. 9 Issue 5, p10
Reports on Pan-European carrier Alua's deployment of a fully operational broadband network in Madrid, Spain. Use of broadband wireless technology; Use of optical wireless for last-mile connections; Plan of expanding services to dense business urban areas in Spain.
- IN-FLIGHT: Messages from Above. Fenn, John William // Middle East;Nov2002, Issue 328, p56
Focuses on developments in the airline industry in terms of the ability to connect wirelessly while airborne, as of November 2002. Services delivered by Swift64 from Inmarsat Inc.; Expansion plans of Inmarsat; Airlines planning to use the broadband services of Connexion from Boeing; Details of...
- Final Destination: Mobile 'Net. Smith, Brad // Wireless Week;01/01/2001, Vol. 7 Issue 1, p21
Reports on the wireless communication services offered by airlines to their passengers. Airlines offering the services; Emergence of airline and travel applications; Launching of wireless booking and ticketing services.
- Airborne Phones Don't Fly With Cellular Networks On The Ground. Drucker, Elliot // Wireless Week;08/21/2000, Vol. 6 Issue 34, p49
Comments on the impact of using cellular networks by commercial airlines. Destruction of aircraft's internal electronics and navigation systems; Decrease of service range on base station; Appearance of horizontal polarization.
- The on-air airlines. Hannen, Michelle // BRW;10/13/2000, Vol. 22 Issue 40, p108
Focuses on mobile electronic commerce operations in the airline industry in Australia as of October 13, 2000. Airlines' use of the wireless application protocol (WAP) technology; Impact of WAP on the airlines sector.
- AT&T offers in-flight promotion. // RCR;01/18/99, Vol. 18 Issue 3, p38
Reports on AT&T Wireless Services' announcement of free-charge incoming calls to passengers of Alaska, American, Canadian, Northwest and Southwest airlines who make or receive during any single month, five inflight calls via AT&T's incoming call service.
- 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.
- TAKING CARE OF BUSINESS. Bennett, Andrea // Travel & Leisure;Sep2004, Vol. 34 Issue 9, p188
Presents tips for business travelers in the U.S. Benefits of low-cost airlines to travelers; Offer of a wireless Internet access by Lufthansa; List of budget hotels. INSET: WORLD'S BEST BUSINESS HOTELS..