Microsoft TEAMS call in flight?

Old Oct 9, 2020, 8:26 am
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Microsoft TEAMS call in flight?

Is it possible to join a TEAMS call in flight? I didn't see anything either way and see that they allow streaming services so would assume it is OK?
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Old Oct 9, 2020, 8:32 am
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Originally Posted by geepmaley
Is it possible to join a TEAMS call in flight? I didn't see anything either way and see that they allow streaming services so would assume it is OK?
Please don't be that guy.
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Old Oct 9, 2020, 8:48 am
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Please don't be that guy.
X 100.
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Old Oct 9, 2020, 9:03 am
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No. Phone calls are not allowed inflight. And let's save the pedantic exercise of whether a Teams or Zoom call could technically be considered a phone call or not.
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FA will likely immediately ask you to end said call.

Two-way voice conversations from the air to the ground are not permissible.
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Old Oct 9, 2020, 9:23 am
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Originally Posted by geepmaley
Is it possible to join a TEAMS call in flight? I didn't see anything either way and see that they allow streaming services so would assume it is OK?
It is not OK. You will be banned permanently from all airlines globally.
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It is not OK. You will be banned permanently from all airlines globally.
LMAO!!!!!
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Old Oct 9, 2020, 10:44 am
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Originally Posted by cmd320
FA will likely immediately ask you to end said call.

Two-way voice conversations from the air to the ground are not permissible.
This.

It's not difficult. What is impermissible is the two-way voice. Has nothing to do with whether one "dials" a number, accesses a website, or whatever.
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Old Oct 9, 2020, 10:46 am
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Originally Posted by geepmaley
Is it possible to join a TEAMS call in flight? I didn't see anything either way and see that they allow streaming services so would assume it is OK?
I have joined zoom and teams calls in flight before. However, I do not speak. I IM anything I have to contribute and listen.

Try not to do this often, but IRROPs has required it for a meeting

​​​as enviroian mentioned, don't be that guy talking in flight.
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Old Oct 9, 2020, 10:51 am
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Originally Posted by geepmaley
Is it possible to join a TEAMS call in flight? I didn't see anything either way and see that they allow streaming services so would assume it is OK?
Well, first, there is this:
Originally Posted by JJeffrey
No. Phone calls are not allowed inflight. And let's save the pedantic exercise of whether a Teams or Zoom call could technically be considered a phone call or not.
Originally Posted by cmd320
FA will likely immediately ask you to end said call.
Two-way voice conversations from the air to the ground are not permissible.
So, NO.

Also, REGARDLESS of what the rules are, how dare you?
I assume you will be wearing headphones, which will make you unaware of how loud you can be, so you will be screaming out of your lungs whatever you have to say in your conference call disturbing the whole plane with your conversation?for an hour or more?
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Please don't be that guy.
P.S. If you are only calling in to listen and not say a word, I guess that would be ok (etiquette wise, not sure about AA rules).
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FA will likely immediately ask you to end said call.
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Along with every passenger in the plane.
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Old Oct 9, 2020, 11:32 am
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gotta use a vpn on qatar
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Old Oct 9, 2020, 11:42 am
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Originally Posted by Often1
This.

It's not difficult. What is impermissible is the two-way voice. Has nothing to do with whether one "dials" a number, accesses a website, or whatever.
What if you just listen then it's not 2 way?
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Old Oct 9, 2020, 11:43 am
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Is it possible to join a TEAMS call in flight? I didn't see anything either way and see that they allow streaming services so would assume it is OK?
1st of all - TEAMS! Ugh..... I'm sorry you have to use the POS product.
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Old Oct 9, 2020, 11:48 am
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Originally Posted by sdix
What if you just listen then it's not 2 way?
Its just disallowed by AA t&c, I don't think there's a faa provision banning it

Does AA allow using smartphone to make Skype phone calls via onboard WiFi?

These services (Skype, zoom...) Are likely blocked by the wifi firewall as well

Whether you VPN to somewhere else, and try to use it? Just whether you get caught...


Echoing the above. Don't be that person (joining call, talking and annoying everyone around you). Whether you just join to listen? Hmm
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