Libyan Airlines has signed an agreement for
Mobile OnAir inflight passenger communications services to be
installed on its brand new fleet of seven Airbus A320 aircraft.
The airline is expecting delivery of the
aircraft in 2010, and is the first single-aisle operator in Africa
to announce plans to offer passengers inflight connectivity
Libyan Airlinesí passengers will be able
to stay connected inflight using their own mobile phones or
BlackBerry-type devices to make and receive phone-calls, send and
receive text messages and emails, and access the Internet.
Capt. Mohamed M. Ibsem, Member of Board of Directors
and CEO Libyan Airlines said, ďProviding this service will help
differentiate us from the competition and is part of our ongoing
drive to constantly improve levels of service for our passengers.
Aboard these brand new Libyan Airlines aircraft, our passengers
will be able to stay in touch with colleagues, family and friends
while they travel. We selected OnAir because it offers the best
service, is the most technologically advanced system, and
represents the best way forward to take advantage of ongoing
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