Philippine airlines to allow internet use during flights

Thursday 2 January 2014 | 23:08 CET | News
The Philippines have told airlines they should allow passengers the use of internet on mobile phones, laptops, or other devices. The directive covers all "transmitting portable electronic devices," Zawya reports citing William Hotchkiss, Civil Aviation Director General. However, when planes take off devices must be turned off and on silent mode while a plane is refuelling. Airlines are also told to caution passengers about using speakers and amplifiers in their devices.

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Countries: Philippines
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