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Survey: Travelers say ‘no’ to cell phones on planes

I’ve mentioned in the past that the travel industry is edging closer and closer to allowing personal cell phones on flights. Apparently I’m not the only one who hates the idea.

A recent International Airline Passengers Association (IAPA) survey “has revealed fears that the impending introduction of cell phones onboard commercial jets will be disruptive, anti-social and even dangerous,” according to a report at

The IAPA says some carriers may permit in-flight personal cell phone usage by the end of the year. To which I have to wonder: Is anyone really asking for this?

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