MSN - AP World http://syn2.thecanadianpress.com:8080/mrss/feed/fcf7391a2f354311807f0501c16bde6a MSN - AP World Copyright © 2010-2018 The Canadian Press. All rights reserved. http://www.rssboard.org/rss-specification Sun, 03 Jul 2022 20:28:19 +0000 5G concerns prompt Chicago flight cancellations http://syn2.thecanadianpress.com:8080/mrss/feed/fcf7391a2f354311807f0501c16bde6a/13bd5618d7f2471f987b7676db2d168f International airlines have canceled some flights over concerns that 5G service could interfere with aircraft technology. (Jan. 19) 13bd5618d7f2471f987b7676db2d168f Wed, 19 Jan 2022 23:00:22 +0000 SHOTLIST:RESTRICTION SUMMARY:ASSOCIATED PRESSChicago - 19 January 20221. Wide inside international terminal of O'Hare International AirportHEADLINE TEXT: 5G Concerns prompt Chicago flight cancellations2. Close of 'canceled' on flight board in terminal3. Wide of Air India check-in counterANNOTATION: International airlines canceled some flights Wednesday due to concerns that 5G mobile phone service could interfere with aircraft technology.3. SOUNDBITE (English) Sudeep Bhabad, impacted by canceled flight:"My father-in-law was supposed to fly back to India on a direct flight on Air India, but because of the 5G problem, it seems the flight has been canceled."4. Mid of Bhabad with wife and father-in-lawANNOTATION: Airlines said they received warnings that the Boeing 777 was particularly vulnerable to interference from 5G service. ++SOUNDBITE PARTIALLY OVERLAID++5. SOUNDBITE (English) Sudeep Bhabad, impacted by canceled flight:"They have to resolve this problem, and it would have been a lot better if they had resolved it way before and we knew this in advance instead of, like, finding out when we are here at the airport."6. Wide of Bhabad and others impacted by Air India flight cancellation++SOUNDBITE PARTIALLY OVERLAID++7. SOUNDBITE (English) Sudeep Bhabad, impacted by canceled flight:"And we thought maybe the flight will fly today, but looks like they have canceled all the flights and we'll see now, we don't know when he can book the next flight and go he can go back to India."8. Close of Air India signs above check-in counterSTORYLINE:International airlines have canceled some flights heading to or departing from the U.S. The cancellations Wednesday were less dramatic than feared, but represented the latest complication in a dispute over concerns that 5G mobile phone service could interfere with aircraft technology.Airlines said they received warnings from the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration or Boeing that the plane maker's 777 was particularly vulnerable to interference from 5G service. Airlines for America, a trade group, said cancellations were limited because telecom providers agreed to temporarily reduce the rollout of 5G near airports while industry and the government work out a longer-term solution.Sudeep Bhabad couldn't find any information online about his father-in-law's scheduled Air India flight, so he and his wife took the day off work to bring him to O'Hare International Airport."My father-in-law was supposed to fly back to India on a direct flight on Air India, but because of the 5G problem, it seems the flight has been canceled," said Bhabad.===========================================================Clients are reminded: (i) to check the terms of their licence agreements for use of content outside news programming and that further advice and assistance can be obtained from the AP Archive on: Tel +44 (0) 20 7482 7482 Email: info@aparchive.com(ii) they should check with the applicable collecting society in their Territory regarding the clearance of any sound recording or performance included within the AP Television News service (iii) they have editorial responsibility for the use of all and any content included within the AP Television News service and for libel, privacy, compliance and third party rights applicable to their Territory. International airlines have canceled some flights over concerns that 5G service could interfere with aircraft technology. (Jan. 19) 5G concerns prompt Chicago flight cancellations