Travelers wondering how their lives may change when airlines begin to allow mobile phone use inflight, may take relief from news that passengers on mobile-networked Emirates flights between Dubai and London have developed onboard mobile-phone etiquette. Jaunted reports that a spokesman says that passengers set their phones to vibrate to keep the chitter-chatter down:

A certain on-board etiquette has developed, where passengers try to stay quiet to avoid being seen as intrusive. A pre-flight video is shown on aircraft that use the technology, urging passengers to keep their phones on silent or vibrate mode.

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