Beeb said:Dubai-based Emirates will become the first airline to allow passengers to make mobile phone calls on its flights.
It has signed a deal with Aeromobile to provide the technology that allows mobiles to be safely used on board.
Emirates expects to launch the service on one of its Boeing 777 planes as early as January next year.
The news comes just months after Ryanair announced it planned to launch a similar service in mid-2007 - subject to regulatory approval.
Full article at BBC NEWS | Business | Emirates 'to debut mobile calls'