Mobile phones now legal in-flight

Mobile phones now legal in-flight


The British Civil Aviation Authority has decided that passenger planes under their jurisdiction will allow their passengers to use mobile phones and other portable devices. Despite the warnings and information we have been fed in the past, these devices do not interfere with electronic circuits or radio systems used planes as long as they are in “safe mode”.

The CAA says airlines should let travelers write messages, read documents and perform all other non-phone functions on phones that double up as computers, just as they can now work on a laptop, play on a GameBoy or listen to music on an iPod at cruising altitudes.

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