US telcos are powering down 5G towers near airports, as airlines suspend flights to major travel hubs. Why is the 5G switch-on now making some aviation experts nervous?
5G has been blamed for everything from COVID to killing birds, but there’s one sector where its rollout is now causing some very real concerns, with significant consequences for global travel.
Several major airlines have suspended routes to certain US destinations over concerns that 5G base stations near airport runways may cause interference with aircraft sensors, following warnings from the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA).
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