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Air passengers rail against allowing mobile-phone calls on planesThe issue at hand is the use of cell phones on planes. America’s Transportation Department recently sought public comment on whether it should continue to ban calls from mobiles in the air. (www.economist.com) More...
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Flying the airlines is bad enough now. Who wants to be trapped next to a "yapper" for hours???? Not me! Air rage incidents would be sure to increase if cell phones will be allowed for voice communication. Maybe limit to texting only???
Agreed. Can't adults with no kids to corral just sit in their seats and read a book for a few hours? What is so difficult about that?
I would favor allowing texting, but no voice communications. That would seem to be a reasonable compromise.
That's already allowed through onboard wifi.
No way. Peace and quiet are almost the only things personal left when flying. Intrusive blather by strangers is a horrible idea IMO
I concur with the previous comments concerning using your cell phone during commercial airline flights.... NO cell phone use should be allowed "period"