Why bother call it AIRPLANE mode if you can't use it on an AIRPLANE?
June 27, 2010 12:38 PM Subscribe
What's Up With THAT?! Filter: On a recent flight, I was told that an iPhone - even on Airplane mode - was an unapproved device and needed to be fully shut off. Um. Why?
posted by grapefruitmoon to Travel & Transportation (32 answers total) 3 users marked this as a favorite
I've seen this question
and previously have flown with no issues, but on my recent vacation I was told on both legs of the trip that iPhones on Airplane Mode were NOT approved for use. What would be the rationale for this? Why is an iPod Touch ok and an iPhone on Airplane Mode specifically un
(This point was driven home by the crew - and subsequently ignored - many times. I counted three iPhones ... I mean "iPods"...in my row alone.)