Why you have to turn off your phone during a flight?

Travelling by airplane comes up with a series of flight safety rules of which some are annoying. It could be better if everyone understands the reason behind them. Here we have some explanations.

Phone off

Why you have to turn off your phone during a flight?

This belongs to the most mysterious airplane rules because no one had proved what it does, also what it does not. A common explanation is due to mobile’s signal transmitting functions could jamming the plane signal. As long as you turn your phone into Flight mode which disable every signal transmitting, your phone is good to be use for taking photos of the sky outside.

Light dimming

Why you have to turn off your phone during a flight?

During takeoff and landing, the cabin lights are usually dimmed. This is for emergency cases that require an evacuation. When the light is changed to be similar to outside condition, the eyes of the crew and passengers do not suffer a shock from a dark cabin to bright daylight.

Tray table up

Why you have to turn off your phone during a flight?

During the most important time of a flight, takeoff and landing, incidents possibly happen. The tray table can cause internal injuries to passengers if their abdomen slam towards. In case of evacuation, the tray table can cause difficulties for passengers sitting by windows to get out.

Windows shade up

Why you have to turn off your phone during a flight?

Opening the window shade allows people to observe outside condition and check if there are any fire or smoke.

All of annoying rules are to secure flight safety which is the most critical thing. So that, it is compulsory to follow all instructions from attendants and pilots. We wish you a happy travelling.

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