British Airways will not extend in-flight mobile communication to any of its aircraft already in service, CEO Willie Walsh says.
The airline is planning to launch a mobile e-mail, Web browsing, and texting service from OnAir on two new Airbus A318 aircrafts in September.
However, it would cost the airline too much to fit similar systems to its current aircraft, Walsh said Wednesday at the Sita Air Transport IT Summit 2009 conference in Cannes, France.
"We are not planning to retrofit the equipment to existing aircraft because we believe it will be too expensive," he said.
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