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Passengers May Soon Be Able To Make Calls During Flights

By Alana Laverty

December 20, 2016 at 12:18am

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Passengers may soon be able to use their phones to make calls while flying, something which has been strictly prohibited up until now. 

Airlines could let passengers make in-flight phone calls using Wi-Fi under a proposal from federal regulators in the US. 

The proposed rules were released on Thursday by the Transportation Department who envision leaving it up to individual carriers to determine if they want to permit voice calls using onboard Wi-Fi systems.

Now I don't know about the rest of you, but planes can be noisy enough as they are... would you really want everyone around you yapping on their phones?

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