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Whose Decision? The President's or the FAA's?

Allan Gerson | Posted 09.23.2014 | Politics
Allan Gerson

When it comes to the handling of complex pressing foreign policy issues, national security considerations of the executive branch generally trump rulings of U.S. courts, as well as those of U.S. government agencies. The FAA is no exception, although the matter is usually handled in more subtle than direct ways.

Can You Hear Me Now That I'm Above 10,000 Feet?

Posted 11.12.2013 | Travel

Airplanes have long been an escape from the super-connected world we live in. No texting, no talking and no instant-communication have turned airplane...

AA Passengers Allowed Electronic Device Use

AP | Posted 11.05.2013 | Travel

FORT WORTH, Texas -- FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — American Airlines has received federal approval for passengers to use personal portable electronic dev...

Things You Can And Can't Do Thanks To The New FAA Rule

Posted 10.31.2013 | Travel

The FAA announced Thursday that passengers will soon be able to use portable electronic devices during takeoff and landing. The news circulated qu...

Airline Passengers May Get A Break On Electronics

AP | JOAN LOWY | Posted 05.19.2012 | Travel

WASHINGTON — The government is taking a tentative step toward making it easier for airlines to allow passengers to use personal electronic devic...