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Delta equips flight attendants with Lumia 820s to handle onboard sales

By Shawn Knight
Aug 22, 2013
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  1. Delta Air Lines and Microsoft on Thursday announced plans to equip every flight attendant with a Windows Phone to use on board. Each of the company’s 19,000+ flight attendants will receive a Nokia Lumia 820 handset with AT&T service that...

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  2. RenGood08

    RenGood08 TS Booster Posts: 185   +13

    Interesting.
     
  3. mailpup

    mailpup TS Special Forces Posts: 6,979   +362

    As long as they don't use it while landing or taking off. ;)
     
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  4. Now the attendants will be able to annoy you twice as often
     
  5. Jad Chaar

    Jad Chaar TS Evangelist Posts: 6,477   +965

    Good to see WPs implemented somewhere of importance.
     
  6. mosu

    mosu TS Guru Posts: 422   +48

    Stupid idea, should use android and NFC.
     
  7. drjekel_mrhyde

    drjekel_mrhyde TS Rookie Posts: 101   +7

    The Lumia 820 have NFC
     
  8. Skidmarksdeluxe

    Skidmarksdeluxe TS Evangelist Posts: 6,514   +2,058

    Yeah. The only old fashioned things around are the airplanes themselves. I wonder what the Wright brothers would say if they could see all this...
     
  9. Archean

    Archean TechSpot Paladin Posts: 5,682   +86

    Interesting news bit, saw it on twitter yesterday. Probably wise thing to do, considering the fact that android can be a security nightmare. Beside, I don't know any dual core android which can perform even closer to 820s.
     

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