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Ryanair today launched its mobile phone service on board 20 its based aircraft (mainly) a Dublino. This is the first step in adapting the more than 170 Ryanair's entire fleet of aircraft to allow all passengers to make and receive calls and text messages on all flights with Ryanair. Passengers on board 20 enabled aircraft OnAir can now make and receive voice calls (outside the European Union) to international roaming rates (£ 1.50-£ 3 per minute), text messages (40p ) ed e-mail (£1-£2) using their mobile phones, i BlackBerry e altri smartphone. These rates are set by each mobile service provider and are subject to each customer's individual price plan. The service will initially be available to customers, "O2" and for those over 50 other mobile operators in Europe.
At the launch OnAir confirmed that it is working with other mobile operators in the United Kingdom (“Vodafone”, "Orange" e "3") to ensure that their customers can keep in touch with the office, family and friends when traveling.
Michael O'Leary said: "Today's launch by Ryanair and OnAir is the first step to offer mobile telephony services during flight onboard our entire fleet of over 170 aircraft over the next 18 months. This service will allow passengers to keep in touch with the office, family or friends. We expect customer demand for this service will grow rapidly and hope that customers of all mobile operators in the UK will soon be able to call home or send messages over 30.000 feet to tell loved ones of yet another Ryanair flight on time. "
Benoit Debains, CEO of OnAir, said: "Mobile OnAir is the most advanced communications services during flight in the world and this European launch for the whole fleet represents a milestone in aviation. We are proud to work with Ryanair, the largest international scheduled airline in the world, and offer its 67 million passengers access to this new technology that will allow them 'to send and receive e-mail, text messages, download attachments and make and receive calls as to the ground. "
To access Mobile OnAir, passengers simply turn on their GSM enabled phones when cabin signs indicate that the Mobile OnAir service may be used. From the moment their mobile operator has a roaming agreement with OnAir, passengers can use the GSM and GPRS just like on the ground. The phones and BlackBerry-type devices are connected to an antenna on board the aircraft and a mini-GSM network. The mini-GSM network sends the calls and data via an Inmarsat SwiftBroadband satellite link to the ground where it connects to the OnAir ground infrastructure. This in turn directs calls and data to public networks (fixed and mobile network operators). The price is set by your mobile operator in your country and varies from operator to operator. As a general rule, Text messages cost about £ 0.40, Calls will cost between £ 1.50 and £ 3 per minute, sessions and e-mail smart phone between £ 1.00 and £ 2.00 if there are transfers of large files (100 KB in dati). Necessary to check rates with your mobile operator specifications of your country. Turn your mobile phone and receive text messages for free. The costs of communications usually appear on the bill.
Source: The Flight
In full trance cathartic omnipotence by air, he says that will never leave Ciampino and never, ever, his aircraft will call in Viterbo: "I give up rather than four and a half million passengers a year (lowcost) of Rome ". Ipse dixit. And who is O'Leary, the master of the steam ? From his statements it would seem hilarious really do not. But who wants to scare ? L'ex barman, probably, wants to raise a little 'what is at stake.
This, on the other hand, can be understood, as a transfer from Ciampino to Viterbo, Ryanair some small increase in costs, due to the sudden reorganization, may be suffered, but only in the initial phase. It 'true that we are talking about costs that laughable, does not compromise in any way the competitiveness. However, a good entrepreneur, the Irish want to have some spare arrow to his bow, or, better to say, something to "Barter" in exchange for concessions in terms of slots and airport taxes.
Dear Michael, then take your statements with "concern" that deserve, because they believe that they are not just an expression of your true thoughts. Otherwise in, if you really think about what you say, given that Italy is a good chunk of your core business, instead of listening to Italian revival, tuned to radio 2, all 17.00, and listen to the comedy show of Lillo, Greg e Alex Braga: 610 – seiunozero. Particularly, among the many characters, Guests of the program, there is one that is right for our, is the commentator: Big Chief Cherokee Esticazzi!
Any, but very possible, vacuum left by Ryanair, would in the blink of an eye, filled by more aggressive competitors, even overseas, which does not seem real to take this incredible opportunity. The trend of growth in air traffic in the Lazio, in the next 30 age, is such that none, Tanto reject Ryanair, can afford to "snub" the airport of Tuscia.