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FAA Considers Relaxing Rules For Electronic Devices In Flight

     
3:38 pm on Jun 21, 2013 (gmt 0)

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hehe, this makes me smile. So many people already just ignore the rules as they stand right now.

Airline passengers irritated at having to turn off their devices could soon see some reprieve, with regulators set to allow wider use of gadgets in flight.

The Federal Aviation Administration is expected to relax the ban on using some types of personal-electronic devices at low altitudes, allowing passengers leeway during taxiing and even takeoffs and landings, according to industry officials and draft recommendations prepared by a high-level advisory panel to the agency. FAA Considers Relaxing Rules For Electronic Devices In Flight [online.wsj.com]