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Aussie Airlines To Allow Uninterrupted Mobile Use During Flights 51

Bismillah (993337) writes "While you're in coverage during take-off and landing, at least. Passengers flying with Qantas and Virgin Australia might be able to leave their devices on from as early as September this year after the Civil Aviation Authority decided it was no longer unsafe to do so."
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Aussie Airlines To Allow Uninterrupted Mobile Use During Flights

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  • Re:as long as ... (Score:5, Interesting)

    by thegarbz (1787294) on Monday August 25, 2014 @05:25AM (#47746177)

    It's usually not a problem unless that person is American. See here down under we don't naturally assume everyone is an ass.

    Just like here on Slashdot we don't assume the summaries are correct, or that people have RTFA which says that devices must still be in flight mode just no longer turned off, in which case I would seriously question why the person next to you is having a loud conversation with nobody.

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