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Virgin Atlantic tries in-flight entertainment social network for Vtravelled

05/17/2011| 9:11:53 AM| 中文

Two months into a planned closure of Vtravelled, Virgin Atlantic passengers are getting a taste of perhaps where the idea is heading instead: in-flight social network.

Two months into a planned closure of Vtravelled, Virgin Atlantic passengers are getting a taste of perhaps where the idea is heading instead: in-flight social network.

This week the airline launched the Travel Tip Catcher, a system being introduced to its new fleet of Airbus A330s (the first two known as Beauty Queen and Mademoiselle Rouge) which allows passengers discover and share travel tips during a flight.

The system is contained in the aircraft’s in-flight entertainment units and works almost along the same lines as a Facebook or other existing travel social networks -- read tips about destinations, writes messages (140 characters, of course) to others using the network, search for reviews and rate content from other passengers.

Read the full story at: http://www.tnooz.com/2011/05/12/news/virgin-atlantic-tries-in-flight-entertainment-social-network-for-vtravelled/

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