Passengers aboard Emirates’ A380 aircraft will now be able to make phone calls while inflight.
OnAir, the Emirates connectivity partner, provided the airline with a system enabling passengers to use their own mobile phones to make and receive phone calls and send text messages inflight, using EDGE/GPRS connections through their mobile service provider.
The OnAir mobile system will be available on all Emirates’ A380.
The first Emirates A380 offering the service departed from Dubai international Airport to Munich International Airport on October 2.
Emirates A380 aircraft is already equipped with OnAir WiFi service.