I confess that I occasionally forget to
switch off the cell phone before the plane takes off. However such guilty
episodes may be resolved by new technology. Next month an Air France
plane will trial using mobile phones during flights according to a European
company, OnAir, which has found a way to allow passengers to use their mobile
phones while flying.
technology is due to hit Asia and the Middle East next year, however the more
complicated markets of
will have to wait until 2009.
cost of calling sky-high has a fee of $2.95 per minute currently attached to
it. Hmmmm, I may need to wait until I
step into the terminal at that rate.