01/07/2023 03:42 PM | Click to read full article
Passengers may face disruptions as wireless providers activate 5G systems near significant airports, potentially interfering with aircraft equipment. Aviation groups had expressed concerns about interference with devices critical for landing in low visibility. Last year, telecom companies limited the power of signals around airports, but some planes still lack upgraded altimeters to protect against 5G interference. Delta Air Lines has 190 planes awaiting upgraded altimeters due to supply delays.