FAA Eases Up On Electronic Devices On Flights

The FAA is allowing air travelers to use their computers, smartphones and tablets during just about the entire duration of commercial flights. Actual phone calls will still not be allowed.

FAA E: 46" FirstFeed="N">FAA Eases Up On Electronic Devices On FlightsOver the next few minutes, we're going to hear about the problems and possibilities of electronic devices when it comes to school rooms. First, though, some loosening of a longtime limit. The FAA says it's now OK for passengers to use their portable electronic devices from gate to gate, though not for everything. NPR's Brian Naylor has more. ]]>

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