KLM Royal Dutch Airlines has signed a contract to use Google Apps Premier Edition for crew members.
The initial stage in the contract has seen KLM move 11,200 of its crew members to Google’s email application, Gmail, a calendar, Google Docs, which allows users to create and share documents in real-time, Google Sites, to enable easy website creation and Google Video for Business.
There is also a Message Translation function, which will allow users to translate emails from and into 42 different languages. Staff will also be able to communicate in real-time using Google’s integrated instant messaging service Google Talk.
Jaguar Land Rover signed an Apps collaboration and productivity suite with Google last October. Other big names that have signed Apps contracts with Google include Rentokil and the University of Westminster.