5G cleared for takeoff near more airports, but some regional jets might be grounded

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Planes that remain subject to flight restrictions around 5G cell phone towers are disproportionately smaller jets flown by regional airlines. J. Scott Applewhite/AP

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The Federal Aviation Administration is clearing the way for Verizon and AT&T to turn on more 5G wireless network towers as the regulator’s concerns about 5G signals interfering with critical safety equipment on commercial jetliners at most airports has eased.

But there still could be significant flight delays, diversions and cancellations at some airports as the FAA has

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