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Airlines might allow phone calls using Wi-Fi on your flight under a new proposal

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The Department of Transportation will let airlines decide if they want to ban in-flight calls.

Phone calls in the sky

The Department of Transportation on Thursday released its proposed rules which will let an airline decide if it wants to ban in-flight phone calls from using the aircraft's onboard Wi-Fi system or not, The Wall Street Journal reported.

The rules are meant "to protect airline passengers from being unwillingly exposed to voice calls within the confines of an aircraft," according to DOT.

Airlines will survey travelers' reactions before the proposal becomes official.

People are already voicing their opinions against the proposal.

This person is COMPLETELY against it.

"As if flying isn't irksome enough."

Should the DOT go through with this?

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