FCC Chairman just shot down proposal to allow voice calls, in-flight

Back in 2013, a proposal made by the United Stated Federal Communications Commission would set out to lift the ban of using a phone to make phone calls during a flight. The proposal came from the Department of Transportation and would make it up to each airline to decide if they should allow passengers to make these calls. Passengers would have to be notified they were buying a ticket for a flight that allowed in-flight voice calling.

Today, a Statement was released by US FCC Chairman, Ajit Pai, which directly addressed the 2013 proposal:

I stand with airline pilots, flight attendants,…