FCC chairman says he's no fan of in-flight calls

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Posted: Saturday, November 23, 2013 12:00 am

NEW YORK (AP) - A day after setting off an uproar among travelers opposed to in-flight phone calls, the chairman of the Federal Communications Commission Chairman backtracked, saying he personally isn't in favor of calls on planes.

"We understand that many passengers would prefer that voice calls not be made on airplanes. I feel that way myself," chairman Tom Wheeler said in a Friday statement.

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