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FCC chair comes out against phone calls on airplanes

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Posted at 8:07 PM, Apr 10, 2017
and last updated 2017-04-10 20:07:16-04

If you've been dreading the day people on airplanes can talk on their cell phones, fear not.

Ajit Pai, the chairman of the FCC has come out against a proposal that would allow cell phone calls on planes.

In a statement, Pai said he sides with pilots, flight attendants, and flyers against what he an "ill-conceived" 2013 plan by the FCC to relax the rules.