US Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg stated Friday that there could be some airline delays Or cancellations starting July 1st if the last remaining passenger jets haven’t upgraded their altimeters to deal with 5G According to a report by The Wall Street Journal report. According to the Federal Aviation Administration, 5G C-band Signals could Interfere with the radio waves that passenger planes emit to determine their distance from the ground. Pilots depend on this information when they land in low visibility.

Though airlines aren’t actually required to get the new equipment in place until February 2024, those passenger jets that haven’t been certified for operation around C-band 5G The first signal is the first to appear July Landings in low visibility situations are not permitted.

US Domestic airline The fleet has been prepared with more than 80 percent upgraded planes, although 65 percent of the international jets that fly to US need repairs. Over 80 percent of the fleet has been upgraded, but 65 percent of international jets flying to US still need fixing. airline International Air Transport Association said WSJ Airline carriers said they would try to minimize disruptions and preferred aircraft equipped with altimeters to fly to the US. Air India claims that all its aircraft are equipped with altimeters.

The article states that airlines are largely of the opinion there is little to no impact. Most airlines in the US expect their fleets to be fully updated by July 1stDelta Air Lines will miss this date with 190 aircraft and JetBlue 17 airplanes respectively. WSJ report. Airlines for America, a trade association, blamed the problems on global supply chains. deadline.

This is the full extension of the vital band. It strikes a good balance between the low, but ubiquitous and slow-band. 5G and the ultrafast-but-easily-stifled millimeter wave 5GIt was originally paused for January 2022 but saw further delays — first to July After 2022 the 5th will be in 2022. July 1st The year 2019 is a new beginning.

The only flights available at the moment are those that depart from could face setbacks are those aboard planes that haven’t had the 5G-interference-busting equipment installed and would be landing in low-visibility circumstances. JetBlue, for example, told WSJ The following are some of the ways to get in touch with us. could You can also read about how to be a better person. “limited impact” Boston will be low-visibility beginning on July 1st.