You’ve got basically two options on a flight — do what the flight attendants tell you to do when they tell you to do it, or end up watching the plane leave without you. A woman from Massachusetts was unable to do as she was told, and missed her flight as a result.
Yes! Vindication! You were totally right to give that snooty guy sitting next to you the stinkeye when he refused to turn off his Kindle before takeoff, because you know, for some reason, he thinks the rules don’t apply to him. Anyway: A new study cites 75 instances since 2003 where portable electronic devices may have interfered with airplane communication, navigation or surveillance systems.