British Airways (BA) says it is the first carrier in Europe to allow passengers to use their personal electronic devices (PED) throughout all flight phases. Effective Dec. 19, BA passengers can use their handheld electronic devices during taxi, take-off and landing, as long as they are set to “flight mode.” BA said it secured clearance for the policy change from the UK Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) after demonstrating it complies with all existing safety rules and ...

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