If you're on a flight, you can safely keep your iPad turned on by using airplane mode. This disables mobile, wi-fi and bluetooth while leaving you free to use other features like games, camera, and music.
Before using it, you'll still need to check with the flight crew to see if they're OK with you using the iPad during your flight.
Turning the airplane mode on and off is simple:-
- Tap the Settings icon.
- Airplane Mode is at the top of the list on the left hand side.
- Tap the On/Off slider to change.
When enabled, the airplane mode icon is displayed in the top left hand corner of the display.