---- FAA Announces Gadget Use During Whole Flight, With Some Restrictions
engine - 3:53 pm on Oct 31, 2013 (gmt 0)
With flight mode enabled, there's soon going to be no need to turn off those devices.
Airline passengers will soon be able to use their mobile devices during an entire flight from takeoff to landing.
Federal Aviation Administration Administrator Michael Huerta announced the new ruling on Thursday. Implementation will vary among airlines, according to the FAA. But many carriers are expected to allow passengers to be able to use their devices -- in airplane mode -- from departure to arrival by the end of the year.FAA Announces Gadget Use During Whole Flight, With Some Restrictions [news.cnet.com]