That's the free market, I tell myself. And it's wrong to oppose change because it's change.
So let the airlines experiment. In the end, this being America, the outcome will be settled by lawyers. If airlines do choose to allow unfettered phoning, there will be horror stories, and there will be brawls, and there will be lawsuits.
In the meantime, there's always the public transportation bromide: earbuds.
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