Letter: In-flight phones won't be banned

A Southwest Airline 737 plane lands at MacArthur A Southwest Airline 737 plane lands at MacArthur Airport in Islip. Photo Credit: Newsday, 2010 / J. Conrad Williams Jr.

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The airlines will never ban cellphones so long as there is an opportunity for them to make more money ["Airlines should still ban cellphones," Letters, Jan. 7].

For now, they just don't know whom to charge: those who want the quiet seat, or those who want the privilege of speaking on their phones during the flight.

Rick Vitelli, Farmingdale
 

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