Flights http://wfae.org en US Airways Says 'Yes' To iPads, Phones, E-Readers Inflight http://wfae.org/post/us-airways-says-yes-ipads-phones-e-readers-inflight <p>Go ahead and keep that tablet or e-reader <em>on</em> during your next US Airways flight.</p><p>Beginning today, the airline that operates more than 90 percent of flights out of Charlotte Douglas International will allow use of portable electronic devices from start to finish on flights.&nbsp; Cell phone calls will not be allowed in flight, but customers will no longer be chided by flight attendants to turn off and stow small devices.&nbsp; Anything weighing over two pounds will still need to go overhead or under the seat during takeoff and landing.&nbsp;</p> Thu, 07 Nov 2013 18:17:44 +0000 Julie Rose 38778 at http://wfae.org US Airways Says 'Yes' To iPads, Phones, E-Readers Inflight Sequestration Cuts To Hit Control Tower At Concord Airport http://wfae.org/post/sequestration-cuts-hit-control-tower-concord-airport <p>What's an airport without a control tower? One that can expect to see a lot less traffic. As part of the sequestration cuts to the federal budget, the Federal Aviation Administration has given the city of Concord official notice that it will end the contract that funds the tower program at Concord Regional Airport. &nbsp;</p> Wed, 06 Mar 2013 22:25:18 +0000 Tasnim Shamma 22753 at http://wfae.org Sequestration Cuts To Hit Control Tower At Concord Airport