An FAA draft study of foreign civil aviation authorities mandated by the U.S. Congress finds no reports of cellular telephones disrupting flights abroad, but the agency notes that any decision to change the current ban on inflight use rests with the Federal Communications Commission (FCC). Congress mandated the study in the four-year FAA reauthorization bill enacted into law in February, and the FAA is required to report its findings to lawmakers by Nov. 10. The FAA is currently ...


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