Congress doesn’t think talking on your phone is OK on a plane

In this Oct. 31, 2013, file photo, a passenger checks her cell phone before a flight in Boston. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum, File)


Congress hopes some peace and quiet will keep the skies friendly

Congress may have finally found someone less popular than it: People who jabber on cell phones.A coalition of Republicans and Democrats has come together to try to overrule new regulations from the Federal Communication Commission that would let people use cell phones on airplanes.A bill from Republican Rep. Bill Shuster of Pennsylvania would still allow passengers to use smart phones to send email, surf the Internet and play games, but it would ban them from making phone calls."For passengers, being …

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