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  • American Airlines cabin crew now packing Samsung Galaxy Notes
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    American Airlines cabin crew now packing Samsung Galaxy Notes

    By 20 September 2012

    Next time you fly American, don't be surprised if your cabin crew uses a Samsung Galaxy Note to take your instructions. Why? Because the company has just announced that it is dishing out around17,000 Notes to flight attendants on board its aircrafts....

  • iPads enter cockpits as American Airlines gets the go-ahead
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    iPads enter cockpits as American Airlines gets the go-ahead

    By 14 December 2011

    The FAA has now approved the introduction of iPads on mainstream flights in the US, as American Airlines begin to take off using the tablet this Friday 16 December. The move means that pilots will no longer have to wade through the bulky flight manual...

  • Airline pilots swapping flight manuals for iPads
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    Airline pilots swapping flight manuals for iPads

    By 5 July 2011

    The Federal Aviation Administration has approved the use of iPads in the cockpits of commercial and charter aircrafts - in the US, at least. Traditionally, each plane would house a collection of bulky flight manuals, weighing up to 40-pounds. Now though,...

  • American Airlines trials mobile phones as boarding cards
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    American Airlines trials mobile phones as boarding cards

    By 14 November 2008

    Imagine - instead of a piece of card that always finds its way to the bottom of your bag, and is also very easy to leave at home, you'll soon be able to check onto a flight using your mobile phone. American Airlines is trialling mobile boarding passes...

  • American Airlines offering in-flight Wi-Fi
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    American Airlines offering in-flight Wi-Fi

    By 20 August 2008

    We got all excited about Delta Airlines offering a Wi-Fi for all of its domestic routes by the summer 2009, and now American Airlines has gone and done the same. Delta has started rolling out the service now and expects all of its domestic mainline fleet...

  • AA flyers get PMPs
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    AA flyers get PMPs

    By 2 May 2007

    American Airlines has announced it is going forward and giving its top passengers PMPs for intercontinental journeys. The portable media players will come pre-loaded with video and entertainment. The airline said it is making two types of portable media...