In the U.S., Federal Communications Commission (FCC) regulations prohibit the
use of mobile ... Many airlines still do not allow the use of mobile phones on
aircraft. .... AT&T has suggested tha...
Ultimately, if the FCC adopts new rules, it will be the airlines' decision, ... Q: Does
this mean the FCC approves of making phone calls on airplanes? ... Technology
exists that would allow airlines to elect to allow voice and/or data service.
Sep 17, 2014 ... The rule change would allow cellular voice communications on aircraft ... "We're
not arguing [cellular calls while in flight] is not technologically feasible," ... People
who are glued to their phones for business will find that out the ...
Jun 16, 2014 ... Can we have our phones on during takeoff and landing? Condé Nast ... Oh Joy,
FCC Might Soon Allow Cell Phone Calls During Flight · Victory!
Nov 21, 2013 ... The FCC may relax the rule against in-flight use of cell phones. ... Now, it seems
the Federal Communications Commission may be ready to allow phone calls ...
you can't use it to surf the Internet or make actual phone calls.
Aug 5, 2014 ... Since 1991, The FCC banned the use of cellular phones on board aircraft. ... don'
t rely on the same frequencies as cellular phones, can send text messages ...
Outside the US, services like OnAir allow both inflight cell use and ...
Aug 4, 2014 ... The FCC has yet to issue a formal rule change, but any ... "Airlines aren't
clamoring to allow mobile-phone use during flight, and some have ... only eight to
15 calls at a time, and crew can switch off the service at any time.
Several years ago, the restrictions relaxed somewhat, allowing the use of
approved ... Why can one still not make a phone call from their cell phone during
a flight? ... The FCC, on the other hand, still bans the use of mobile phones on
flights for ...
Oct 28, 2014 ... Federal agencies consider new rules about inflight calls. ... proposed a new rule
that would allow passengers to use cell phones above 10,000 feet. ... morning,
when representatives from the DOT, the FCC, the cellphone industry and the
Association of Professional Flight Attendants will debate the issue.
Aug 4, 2014 ... The FCC's rules don't universally allow phone calls to be made on airplanes;
rather, it allows that decision to be left up to each individual airline ...