Flight Attendants Reveal Secrets Of Flying And What It’s Really Like Working For An Airline

Turning Off The Phones Isn’t Actually That Necessary

When the flight attendant asks you to turn off your mobile devices before take-off, it would be in your best interest to do as you are told. Although not turning it off will not cause the plane to crash, there is always a very good reason why they ask you to do so.

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Cellular signals are strong enough to interfere with air traffic control frequencies, which is not ideal when the aircraft is trying to take off or land. Sometimes take-off can take longer than necessary, so to make the process easier, simply switch off your aircraft when the time comes. It is for this kind of moment that the “aeroplane mode” has been created by the way, don’t hesitate to put your phone on this mode if you want to take pictures or listen to your music at that moment…

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