Will Seatmates Become Cellmates Soon?

The FCC wants airlines to decide for themselves, but it sounds like there are many reasons why allowing passengers to make in-flight cellphone calls might be a bad idea

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Following the FAA’s decision to allow electronic device usage in-flight, the Federal Communications Commission will vote on a proposal that would allow airlines to have the last word regarding in-flight phone calls. While airlines like Southwest, Alaska Airlines, American and United will be basing their airline-specific regulations on customer feedback, Delta Air Lines said it would continue the ban regardless of a more lenient FCC policy. The FCC is scheduled to vote on Dec. 12.