Air travel isn’t exactly pleasant as it is. The lines keep getting longer at security while the seats keep getting smaller on board. But the one positive you could count on was a break from cell phone noise. Now that may change. This month the U.S. Federal Communications Commission is expected to consider lifting a ban on in-flight cell phone calls.
This week’s #NewsHourChats focuses on that possibility. Should cell phone use be allowed on planes? What sort of restrictions should be in place? Would you pay more to be on a plane that doesn’t allow cell phone use, a sort of “quiet plane”?