The possibility of passengers making cell phone calls while in the air is lurking on the horizon like a chatty specter, threatening to break through the relative quiet of airplane travel. A vote by the FCC has come down in favor of a measure that will put a proposal for lifting the ban on in-flight cell phone use up for public comment.
Some people are rooting for in-flight voice calls. They want to embrace the convenience and be able to touch base with loved ones or colleagues on the ground. They figure chatting on the phone is no worse than dealing with an upset child, a snoring seatmate, or somebody deep in conversation across the aisle.… Read more