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Business travel group applauds FAA mobile phone decision

Business travel industry group Global Business Travel Association has issued a statement of support for US aviation authority the Federal Aviation Administration´s announced this week that it has determined that it is safe for airlines to allow the use of personal electronic devices during takeoff and landing.

The FAA said it is acting immediately to provide airlines with new guidance for implementing the changes.

GBTA´s statement came from from executive director and COO Michael W. McCormick.

The association claims 6,000 plus members, who manage over USD 340bn of global business travel and meetings expenditures annually.

GBTA provides its network of 21,000 business and government travel and meetings managers, as well as travel service providers, with networking events, news, education & professional development, research, and advocacy.

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