Airline passengers may soon be able to use their smartphones and tablets during flights with fewer interruptions.
The Federal Aviation Administration has formed a committee to reconsider its policy on when electronic devices can be turned on during a flight.
"With so many different types of devices available, we recognize that this is an issue of consumer interest," Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood said in a statement released today. "Safety is our highest priority, and we must set appropriate standards as we help the industry consider when passengers can use the latest technologies safely during a flight." … Read more