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Airfones During Takeoff/landing?  
User currently offlineSEA nw DC10 From United States of America, joined Oct 1999, 491 posts, RR: 1
Posted (13 years 7 months 3 weeks 5 days 6 hours ago) and read 1164 times:

Can you use an AirFone during take off and during landing? I'm wondering because my brother is flying to Munich in August via Lufthansa out of SFO (I think an A340), but I'm going to be on my cell phone on the ground while he takes off he wants to call my cell just for fun. Can it be done? Thx...

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User currently offlineDvintiadis From United Kingdom, joined Mar 2001, 236 posts, RR: 0
Reply 1, posted (13 years 7 months 3 weeks 5 days 4 hours ago) and read 1114 times:

Yes my friend.Ofcourse it can be done.He can call you anytime from Anyplace

User currently offlineTygue From Canada, joined Jul 1999, 222 posts, RR: 0
Reply 2, posted (13 years 7 months 3 weeks 5 days 2 hours ago) and read 1103 times:

Possibly not. There should be no mechanical reason... but the FA's could ask you to hang up until the seatbelt signs are off. The flight attendants are required to ask you to remove any headphones/store any books/etc. incase of an emergency, and instructions need to be given.

Ask the purser when you board the plane. Hope this help!

-Tygue


User currently offlineILOVEA340 From United States of America, joined Oct 1999, 2100 posts, RR: 4
Reply 3, posted (13 years 7 months 3 weeks 5 days 1 hour ago) and read 1097 times:

thats a cool idea. I know you can't on continental but I don't know about LH.

User currently offlineJetstreamer From United Kingdom, joined Apr 2001, 329 posts, RR: 4
Reply 4, posted (13 years 7 months 3 weeks 4 days 9 hours ago) and read 1074 times:

I don't know about LH, but most airlines have the onboard telephone system switched off during the take off and landing stages of the flight.

User currently offlineNwa747-400 From United States of America, joined Sep 2000, 1337 posts, RR: 4
Reply 5, posted (13 years 7 months 3 weeks 4 days 8 hours ago) and read 1071 times:

on Northwest you can use the airfones at any time except the exit row phones that cannot be used during taxi, takeoff, or landing.

User currently offlineSEA nw DC10 From United States of America, joined Oct 1999, 491 posts, RR: 1
Reply 6, posted (13 years 7 months 3 weeks 4 days 7 hours ago) and read 1068 times:

How about United, anybody know if you can use the airfones at any time? Thx...

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