Yes! Finally! The US FAA announced that travelers can now use their gadgets and e-readers form gate-to-gate as long as a) devices have WiFi and call capabilities disabled, and b) the plane has been assessed by the FAA.
On November 1, JetBlue flew the very first flight with electronic portable devices powered on. Here’s to hoping this good news migrates to Asia soon!
- FAA to Allow Gadget Use During Takeoff, Landing – PC Magazine (pcmag.com)
- Don’t Stow That iPad (nation.time.com)