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FAA Considering Easing Mobile Device Restrictions

FAA Considering Easing Mobile Device Restrictions
Posted September 27th, 2013 @ 11:19am

(New York, NY)  --  Airline passengers may soon see relaxed restrictions on the use of mobile devices during flights.  The FAA will take up the issue next week after it receives a recommendation from an advisory group.  Currently, it's required passengers shut off e-readers, tablets and other electronics below ten-thousand feet to prevent interference with plane instruments.  The agency will get the report on Monday, but it will not include recommendations on wider use of cell phones. 

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