The days of having to turn off your cellphone when boarding a flight are nearly done. Southwest Airlines just became the latest US carrier to allow personal electronics use during all phases of flight. It’s the seventh major US airline to do so.
An announcement worth the wait: Customers can now stay connected from gate to gate! More details here: http://t.co/re13lg9wxn
— Southwest Airlines (@SouthwestAir) November 20, 2013
Though Southwest seems quite happy about the decision — taking the opportunity to advertise its inflight Wi-Fi services — the company cautions that not every personal electronic device can be used. “Bulky laptops and devices larger than a tablet must be stowed during taxi, takeoff, and landing,” the…