FCC mulls lifting ban on in-flight cellphone use

The Federal Communications Commission is considering lifting the regulatory ban on cellphone use during flights, but device use would remain at the discretion of airlines. The decision promises to ignite a debate given the nuisance factor to passengers and airline workers, as well as a potential negative impact on safety and security cited by the Association of Flight Attendants-CWA, the country's biggest union of flight attendants.

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