Yahoo News: Wi-Fi E-Mail Takes Flight

Emirates, an airline that offers private suites in first class, is now adding a wireless LAN e-mail service on some aircraft.The deal, announced this week, is the first wireless LAN partnership for Tenzing Communications, which already provides software and infrastructure for wired in-flight Internet systems on other airlines. Tenzing is working with Europe’s Airbus S.A.S. and a division of Matsushita Electric Industrial to equip Emirates’ new Airbus A340-500 jets with Wi-Fi LANs. Emirates is a division of The Emirates Group, based in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, in the Persian Gulf. (full story)