Wi-Fi at Takeoff? Expect Delays.

U.S. airline passengers, eager to be able to start using electronic devices throughout their flights, have months to wait until new rules are hammered out.

And even after Washington’s anticipated endorsement of expanded use of certain Wi-Fi devices such as tablets and e-readers — likely including during taxi, takeoffs and landings — everyday changes in the cabin are expected to be phased in gradually, according to preliminary conclusions by a federal advisory panel.

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