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Australia allows mobile use in-flight

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SYDNEY - Passengers on Qantas and Virgin Australia from Tuesday will be allowed to use mobile electronic devices in-flight with limited restrictions after a relaxation of the rules by the country's aviation authority. 

A file photo shows a Virgin Australia aircraft on the tarmac at Denpasar airport on the resort island of Bali, in April, 2014

The Civil Aviation Safety Authority (CASA) move, which followed similar decisions by the US and European Union last year, allows passengers to have their devices on "flight mode" during taxiing, take-off and landing.

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