Via Airlines passengers are welcome to use their portable electronic devices on all U.S. domestic flights. A portable electronic device (PED) is a small, lightweight, electrically-powered or battery-powered device weighing 2 pounds or less such as a smartphone, tablet, e-reader, or handheld computer game. These devices may be used while the aircraft is parked at the gate and throughout the flight when switched to airplane mode or non-transmit mode.
Larger devices such as laptop computers and DVD players may be used when the aircraft is parked at the gate and the main cabin door is open. The flight crew will advise when these devices must be turned off and stowed prior to closing the main cabin door. These devices must remain stowed in an overhead bin or under the seat in front of you during taxi, take-off, and landing.