British Airways relaxes mobile phone restrictions

british airways logoAccording to The Telegraph, British Airways Passengers will be allowed as of July 1st, to use their mobile phones and gadgets moments after the plane has landed.

Once the aircraft has landed, cabin crew will make an announcement to customers to let them know they can use their handheld mobile devices, it said. On departing flights, customers will still be required to turn off devices when the aircraft leaves the gate.

Customers will no longer have the frustration of having to wait until their plane has arrived at the terminal building before being able to use their mobile phones and other handheld electronic devices,” he said. “Now they’ll have that extra time to phone ahead for that important business meeting, check their emails, or make sure someone is there to meet them at the airport.

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