Australian teens will be pleased to hear that later this year Qantas will allow passengers to send and receive text messages and e-mails on domestic flights. Voice calls will not be permitted, but passengers will be able to tap away to their heart's content.
The decision follows a nine-month trial using a single aircraft. During the trial, which ended in January, Qantas gauged passenger reaction to in-flight texting and determined whether the technology interfered with the aircraft's systems. Clearly, the trial must have gone well, now that Qantas has decided to expand the program to a number of … Read more