TV News LIES

Sunday, May 01st

Last update05:20:13 AM GMT

You are here News Domestic (USA) FAA to expand use of personal electronic gadgets on planes

FAA to expand use of personal electronic gadgets on planes

E-mail Print PDF

Electronic devices on planesThe Federal Aviation Administration Thursday loosened restrictions on use of tables, e-readers and other personal electronic devices on commercial planes.

FAA Administrator Michael Huerta said the government agency had determined airlines could safely lift restrictions on use of personal electronics throughout flights, but implementation will vary among airlines because of the various types of aircraft in their fleets and their operations.

Passengers soon will be able to use e-readers, play games and watch videos with few exceptions throughout flights.

Electronics, printed books and magazines will have to be held or stowed in a seat back pocket during takeoffs and landings, and use of cellphones or voice communication still will be prohibited during flight.

But once over 10,000 feet in the air, WiFi use will be permitted if the air carrier provides Internet service and electric accessories that use Bluetooth, like wireless mice and keyboards, will be permitted.

More...


Most Recent Related Stories...


Train derails in Washington, D.C., hazardous waste leaking

train derails in DCA CSX freight train derailed outside Washington, D.C., Sunday morning and at least one of the...

Mississippi advocates fear abuse ‘epidemic’ after senate kills divorce bill

Domestic violenceIn Mississippi an abused spouse must remain in a violent marriage, according to the state legislature.A...

Peace activist Daniel Berrigan dies at 94

Daniel Berrigan diesThe Rev. Daniel Berrigan, a Roman Catholic priest and peace activist who was imprisoned for burning...

Catholic priest sentenced for sexually abusing Michigan boys in 1980s

Michigan priest sentenced for sexual crimesA Catholic priest is facing up to 40 years behind bars for sexually abusing Michigan high...
 
America's # 1 Enemy
Tee Shirt
& Help Support TvNewsLIES.org!
TVNL Tee Shirt
 
TVNL TOTE BAG
Conserve our Planet
& Help Support TvNewsLIES.org!
 
Get your 9/11 & Media
Deception Dollars
& Help Support TvNewsLIES.org!
 
The Loaded Deck
The First & the Best!
The Media & Bush Admin Exposed!