Originally Posted by Skydog
Yes, it can. When in a book, tap on menu, then "shop Kindle Store" and it asks if you want to turn Airplane Mode 'off.' [Cancel or OK] Perhaps not ideal but it can be done.
Cool to know, thanks! Still a little Airplane icon in the book menu strip at the top of the page that simply turns it on and off would be nice, Amazon. Or you listening Amazon?