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The real reason you’re told you put your mobile in flight mode

“Please set your portable electronic devices, including any mobile phones, to flight mode.” It is a plea heard by passengers at the beginning of thousands of flights around the world each day, and an instruction the vast majority comply with, even if they’re not 100 per cent sure why. The general assumption is that we must disable our mobile phones – some more begrudgingly than others – as their signal… Read Article →

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The real reason you’re told you put your mobile in flight mode

“Please set your portable electronic devices, including any mobile phones, to flight mode.” It is a plea heard by passengers at the beginning of thousands of flights around the world each day, and an instruction the vast majority comply with, even if they’re not 100 per cent sure why. The general assumption is that we must disable our mobile phones – some more begrudgingly than others – as their signal… Read Article →

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The real reason you’re told you put your mobile in flight mode

Mobile phones can cause disturbances in the cockpit CREDIT: ALAMY “Please set your portable electronic devices, including any mobile phones, to flight mode.” It is a plea heard by passengers at the beginning of thousands of flights around the world each day, and an instruction the vast majority comply with, even if they’re not 100 per cent sure why. The general assumption is that we must disable our mobile phones… Read Article →