January 27, 2023


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American airlines cancel some flights.  It is about the introduction of the 5G network

American airlines cancel some flights. It is about the introduction of the 5G network

The volume of flight cancellations has been smaller than originally expected, and international airlines have different approaches to solving the 5G problem. And the Associated Press wrote that some, such as Emirates Airlines, have canceled most of their flights, and others, such as Air France, are operating normally.

The Association of American Airlines announced that fewer flights were canceled as carriers AT&T and Verizon agreed to temporarily restrict 5G deployment at airports until government agencies and airlines work on long-term solutions.

The FAA warns

AT&T and Verizon networks are using frequencies for the new service similar to those used by radio altimeters to help machines land in poor visibility, according to the Associated Press.

Governance of US air traffic, the Federal Aviation Agency (FAA) warned of potential problems with certain aircraft, prompting carriers to suspend 5G deployment around some airports on Tuesday.

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) individually assesses the capabilities of each type of aircraft to operate near a 5G network. As of Wednesday, models were allowed to land at airports with 5G, which in total accounts for 62 percent. Passenger planes in the United States.

5G networks already work in dozens of other countries of the world, but the system used in the United States has a stronger signal, its frequency is closer to the frequency used by aircraft on board aircraft, and also differs in the direction of the antenna – it is FAA.

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The European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) said it had not observed any incidents due to disruptions related to the 5G network.

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