No longer 'turn off all devices' on planes; FAA changes safety rules for electronic gadgets

  • Article by: JOAN LOWY , Associated Press
  • Updated: October 31, 2013 - 5:28 PM

WASHINGTON — Airline passengers won't have to "turn off all electronic devices" anymore — they'll be able to read, work, play games, watch movies and listen to music from gate to gate under new guidelines from the Federal Aviation Administration. But they still can't talk on their cellphones through the flight.

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