FAA may change policy on using electronic devices


An advisory panel with the Federal Aviation Administration is meeting Tuesday and Wednesday behind closed doors to come up a plan.

According to the New York Times, the committee is expected to allow reading e-books, listening to podcasts, and watching videos during takeoffs and landings.

The ban on sending emails, text messages, and using Wi-Fi is expected to remain in place.

The panel is expected to recommend the new policy by the end of the month and it will most likely go into effect next year.

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