Looking inside ourselves and out at the world
Independent and neutral with regard to all political and religious orientations,® aims to promote awareness of the major democratic principles on which tolerance is based.

Cellphones, e-readers usage expanded on airplanes

Pretty soon, passengers will be able to use their cellphones and e-readers during more of the flight. The Federal Aviation Administration has revamped its rules on the electronic devices. For passengers this means... SOUNDBITE: Michael Huerta, FAA Administrator saying: "It is safe to read downloaded materials, like e-books and calendars and to play games." They'll also be able to watch movies during a great portion of the flight, and not just when it reaches a particular altitude. The devices were previously believed to disrupt communications from the cockpit. SOUNDBITE: Michael Huerta, FAA Administrator saying: "The committee determined that most commercial airlines can tolerate radio interference from personal electronic devices. The committee found that in some instances of low visibility, one percent of all flights, some landing systems may not be proven to tolerate the interference. In those cases, passengers may be asked to turn off their

© DailyMotion -

Comment on this article!
To post a comment, we encourage you to become a member of® or log in if you are already a member. You can still post your commentwithout registering, but you will need to fill your personal information each time.

Become a member (free)   |   Log in

Postings are subject to the terms and conditions of®. Before submitting your message , you must read the Terms and conditions of® and agree to them by checking the box below.
Your name:
  I have read and agree to the Terms and conditions of®.
Follow us on ...
Facebook Twitter