Passengers on certain Virgin Atlantic flights are now able to use their cell phones to make and receive phone calls at 35,000 feet, the airline announced Tuesday.

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    “I stand with airline pilots, flight attendants, and America’s flying public against the FCC’s ill-conceived 2013 plan to allow people to make cell phone calls on planes,” Pai said ... value a moment of quiet at 30,000 feet.”
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  • FCC chairman: Cell calls on planes up to each airline
    Federal Communications Commission Chairman Thomas Wheeler told members of Congress that while his agency sees no technical reason to ban calls on planes ... making phone calls. I do not want the person in the seat next to me yapping at 35,000 feet any ...
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