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Hands off that iPad, flyers. For just a bit longer.

Nov 1, 2013
The FAA needs to give airline-by-airline approval before you can play "Angry Birds" during takeoff.
Posted In: Delta, united, American, tablets, FAA, airline safety
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FAA eases its rules on using electronic devices on planes

Sep 25, 2013
The Federal Aviation Administration is relaxing the rules on electronic device use during takeoff and landing.
Posted In: Tech, cell phones, mobile, electronics, FAA, airplane, airports
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Ready for takeoff? FAA considers changing rules on ebooks

Sep 24, 2013
An FAA advisory committee is considering allowing passengers to use their phone or laptop during take-off and landing, as long as it's on airplane mode.
Posted In: FAA, airplane mode
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Flying high with gadgets, coming soon?

Jun 21, 2013
The FAA is looking into allowing electronic devices to stay on during entire flights.
Posted In: FAA, airline industry, iPad
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Travelers may run into delays due to FAA furloughs

Apr 22, 2013
Some groups have filed suit to stop the furloughs of air traffic controllers. The FAA must cut hundreds of millions under federal budget sequestration.
Posted In: sequester, FAA, air traffic controllers, furloughs
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Can we all just agree that SkyMall is now officially dead?

Mar 26, 2013
The Federal Aviation Administration could, by July, recommend new rules about stowing your iPad and Kindle during takeoff.
Posted In: airplane travel, FAA, iPad, tablets
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FAA backs plan to end Boeing's 787 Dreamliner nightmare

Mar 13, 2013
The Federal Aviation Administration has approved Boeing's plans for new safety tests that could get its troubled 787 Dreamliner back in the air as early as this spring.
Posted In: Boeing, FAA, Dreamliner, Dreamliner 787
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Boeing to FAA: Let us fly

Feb 22, 2013
Boeing meets with the Federal Aviation Administration on Friday to hash out when it might get its grounded fleet of 787’s back in the air.
Posted In: Boeing, Dreamliner 787, FAA
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FAA grounds Boeing 787 Dreamliners for safety inspections

Jan 16, 2013
The Federal Aviation Administration has ordered a safety review of the lithium ion batteries in Boeing's U.S. fleet of Dreamliner 787 planes.
Posted In: Boeing, Dreamliner, FAA
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FAA to reconsider e-book policy

Mar 19, 2012
Currently e-books are banned from planes during taxi, take-off and landing. But as New York Times reporter Nick Bilton discovered, the FAA has recently decided to take a "fresh look" at its digital reader policy.
Posted In: Airlines, airline industry, e-books, FAA

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