FCC says no to proposal that would allow cellphone calls inflight

, the FCC last week voted down a proposal that would have allowed air passengers to make inflight voice calls using their smartphones. Pilots and Flight Attendants were “strongly opposed” to the idea in the first place. Back in 2013, the FCC looked at a plan that would allow in-flight calls to take place above 10,000 feet which is the rule in some European countries. But that led frequent flyers to fight back against the idea as they envisioned being forced to sit next to someone blabbering loudly on their handset. Also opposed, some members of Congress predicted that if the proposal is allowed …
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