Cathay Pacific Airways is anxious to offer gate-to-gate use of personal electronic devices (PED), although it is unlikely to be cleared until mid-year. Last year, FAA and the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) relaxed restrictions on PED-use during takeoff and landing. “In our region, we are still waiting for our local authority to authorize it. We might get that mid-year. They have a process of consultation to go through, which takes two months as a statutory minimum,” ...

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