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I like the option if wifi on flights, especially longhaul. I am certainly not a DYKWIA kind of guy, but the chance to keep up with news, emails, social media for part of the journey, keeps me amused. The best way to send me off to sleep, apart from a meal and wine, is completing a report or letter, closing the lap top lid and feeling relieved its gone.

I have in the past made phone calls from 37,000′ for the novelty factor, but have now ceased completely. The main reason being that generally people knew I was travelling and most calls had the same format…

(client) “I thought you were flying”
(me) – “yes I am”
(client) – “oh.. where are you now”
(me) – “about an hour out of x or y”

so on and son on…..

I do think passengers ought to have the choice about using a mobile phone, but I also think passengers should have the choice of not having to be disturbed by people using them…

I can see similar discussion to window blinds up or down ?? 🙂

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