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FAA Loosening In-Flight Device Rules

Posted by: Jason Tate (10/31/13)
New FAA guidelines will soon allow us to use e-books, listen to music, or watch videos on devices in "airplane mode" during take off.
Passengers can use e-book readers, play games and watch videos on devices, and can hold gadgets during both take-off and landing, or else stow them in the seatback pocket. These gadgets need to be in Airplane Mode or have cell service turned off during both landing and taxi/take-off, but you can actually use Wi-Fi during your flight and continue to use Bluetooth accessories connected to your phone.
 
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11:41 AM on 10/31/13
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so they're gonna allow what everyone has been doing for years anyways? PERFECT!
11:43 AM on 10/31/13
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Yeah people never really followed this policy to begin with.
11:48 AM on 10/31/13
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lol
11:53 AM on 10/31/13
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welcome to 10 years ago FAA
12:04 PM on 10/31/13
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Well I guess the remix of that virgin america song can leave the part about all that out.
12:37 PM on 10/31/13
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i left my phone on once during takeoff. plane blew up. RIP me.
12:47 PM on 10/31/13
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Flying is so expensive anyway...
12:52 PM on 10/31/13
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I'm never gonna get to post this anywhere else so might as well do it here
12:54 PM on 10/31/13
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Alec Baldwin is stoked.
12:56 PM on 10/31/13
Jake Gyllenhaal
I'm sorry, T!
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Flying is so expensive anyway...
Exactly. Why fly when you can drive?!
01:06 PM on 10/31/13
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Fucking finally. I've usually just continued to listen to my headphones but there's been several times when a flight attendant has actually told me to take them off.
01:09 PM on 10/31/13
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Flying is so expensive anyway...

Exactly. Why fly when you can drive?!

I can't tell if you're being sarcastic or not. When a ticket LA to NYC goes for $170 I don't know what there is to complain about.
01:17 PM on 10/31/13
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oh man, now virgin is going to have to edit that music video already.
01:18 PM on 10/31/13
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I'm never gonna get to post this anywhere else so might as well do it here
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