The European aviation authorities now follows the U.S. and opens up for the use of mobile phones and tablets on the flight.
At the end of the month of October, it was allowed for Americans to have their electronic appliances switched on during the whole flight. Now, the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) determined that they will make the same rules applicable to European airlines. It writes our site.
It means, therefore, that you have to turn off cell phone, tablet and other electronic devices when the plane prepares to light, as well as during flight and landing.
Large devices, such as laptops, should be put away while the plane eases and lands to prevent physical damage.
Mobile phones must also continue to be put in “airplane mode”, but also informs that the EASA view looks for ways to implement telephone calls in the air.
-“This is a major step in efforts to increase the freedom to use personal electronic devices onboard aircraft, without it being at the expense of safety,” says EASA-Chief Patrick Ky in a press release.
Now it’s just waiting for the European airlines will take the new regulatory framework, which will enter into force at the end of the month of November.