Please turn off all electronic devices until we’re safely parked at the gate

No study demonstrates that cell phone use onboard an airplane actually causes problems. And if any potential problems exist, cell phone manufacturers could probably come up with a technological solution.


So it’s good news that the FAA and Air Transport Association are going to study the subject. That’s better than just blindly continuing 15 year old rules that may not be based on any science in the first place.

About Gary Leff

Gary Leff is one of the foremost experts in the field of miles, points, and frequent business travel - a topic he has covered since 2002. Co-founder of frequent flyer community InsideFlyer.com, emcee of the Freddie Awards, and named one of the "World's Top Travel Experts" by Conde' Nast Traveler (2010-Present) Gary has been a guest on most major news media, profiled in several top print publications, and published broadly on the topic of consumer loyalty. More About Gary »

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