Airport staff share some spicy details of their work

Mobile devices
At times you will be asked to turn your mobile devices off due to signal interference, especially where take-off or landing is assisted from the ground. We’ve always wondered why we have to do this, really? Does it really make a difference? To accidentally forget to turn your equipment off is unlikely to result in a problem, but they can be dangerous during turbulence if not stored away – as flying objects.


The phone will turn into a brick at 30,000ft and could be potentially life-endangering! That’s the actual reason why we are told to turn off our phones and keep them in our bags. Not necessarily because there will be some sort of interference with the flight like popular belief tends to be.

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