FAA Relaxing Rules on Electronic Devices (VIDEO)

By Nina Settappa

March 28, 2013 Updated Mar 28, 2013 at 8:53 AM EST

UNDATED (www.incnow.tv) - Powering down your electronic devices for takeoff may soon be a thing of the past.

The New York Times reports the FAA is hoping to announce by the end of the next year that they’ll relax the rules for reading devices during take-off and landing. The FAA is apparently under tremendous pressure to let passengers use reading devices or to provide evidence why they can’t.

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