Articles tagged “peds”

Airlines

Why Rules on In-Flight Electronics Are Still Complicated

Whatever the rules actually are, the experience using PEDs changes so much from plane to plane that passengers are best served by keeping expectations low.

Why Rules on In-Flight Electronics Are Still Complicated

Airlines

Holiday Travel Set With More Device Use, Fees to Board Early and Packed Planes

Planes will be so packed for holiday travel this year that paying a fee for early boarding is looking less these days like an optional service, and more like a logical one to purchase if travelers want some overhead bin space.

Holiday Travel Set With More Device Use, Fees to Board Early and Packed Planes

Airlines

Largest U.S. Airlines Now Allow Electronic Devices Gate-to-Gate, Except Southwest

Southwest dropped the ball widened in-flight use of portable electronic devices. It's ironic that the airline's new tagline in TV spots is, "If it matters to you, it matters to us." Well, Southwest, this matters.

Largest U.S. Airlines Now Allow Electronic Devices Gate-to-Gate, Except Southwest

Airlines

United Finally Does Something Right: Relaxing Digital Device Usage on Flights

This time, United isn't dead last at something. Of course, this being United, some screw up will happen on the tech side, just wait.

United Finally Does Something Right: Relaxing Digital Device Usage on Flights

Airlines

Foreign Airlines Need Permission From Home to Allow Gate-to-Gate Device Use

Global aviation authorities followed the FAA's decision to ban electronic use during takeoff and landing so it is likely that they will follow its decision to allow electronic use during all stages of flight as well.

Foreign Airlines Need Permission From Home to Allow Gate-to-Gate Device Use

Airlines

Delta Video Shows Portable Electronics Policy Not Just For Business Travelers

Kudos to the creative team that came up with Lily's Delta Surprise. Let's see what other airlines will come up with to outdo this one.

Delta Video Shows Portable Electronics Policy Not Just For Business Travelers

Airlines

JetBlue Behind the Scenes Video, First Flight With Device Use From the Gate

JetBlue's first out of the gate status on permitted use of portable electronic devices below 10,000 feet isn't going to upend market share dynamics, but it definitely makes United, American, Southwest and others look pretty lethargic.

JetBlue Behind the Scenes Video, First Flight With Device Use From the Gate

Airlines

In-Flight Wi-Fi Blackout Still In Place Below 10,000 Feet

Gogo's air-to-ground Wi-Fi network has been rendered even more of a legacy system by the new FAA rules on portable electronic devices because Gogo would have make massive changes to it to make the Wi-Fi system work below 10,000 feet.

Airlines

JetBlue and Delta to Implement New Device Rules As Soon As Today

JetBlue and Delta will get a lot of street cred with passengers for being swift in implementing the new procedures for portable electronic devices, although it will be unlikely to change any market share dynamics.

Airlines

Here Are the 28 People You Can Thank For Using Your Digital Device on Flights

Now that this is handled, how about we move on to finally modernizing air traffic control with the much-delayed Next Generation Air Transportation System?