Federal authorities plan to ban laptops, tablets and other electronic devices from the cabins of certain international flights to the United States, according to Reuters. The new measure, expected to be announced on Tuesday by the Department of Homeland Security, was in response to an unspecified terrorist threat and would affect about a dozen airlines, Reuters reported.

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    03/30/2017 - 4:27 am | View Link
  • This Airline Is Letting Passengers Use Banned Electronics Until the Last Second
    As a means to lighten the effect of the ban, the Dubai-based airline company will offer a packaging service at the gates of U.S.-bound flights for these electronics. The service makes it so travelers can use their devices up until they board their flights.
    03/22/2017 - 1:00 pm | View Link
  • The Airline Electronics Ban Came After Militants Said They Want To Hide Bombs In Laptops: US Official
    "It was driven by intelligence," deputy White House spokesperson Michael Short told BuzzFeed News when ... Devices banned from the cabin — which will need to be packed in checked baggage — on any U.S.-bound flights from those airports include anything ...
    03/21/2017 - 4:50 pm | View Link
  • The Latest: Britain bans laptops on flights from 6 countries
    9:45 a.m. A spokesman for Royal Jordanian says the airliner has not yet started to enforce a new U.S. regulation that prevents passengers on U.S.-bound flights from eight countries, including Jordan, from bringing laptops and most other electronics in ...
    03/21/2017 - 5:50 am | View Link
  • The Latest: Royal Jordanian to enforce ban starting Friday
    Homeland Security announced Tuesday that passengers on U.S.-bound flights at 10 airports in the Middle East and North Africa will not be permitted to keep electronics bigger ... 6:15 p.m. Britain’s government has banned electronic devices in the carry ...
    03/21/2017 - 2:25 am | View Link
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  • Electronics Ban – Information about the new Airline ...
    WASHINGTON — The United States might ban laptops from aircraft cabins on all flights into and out of the country as part of a ramped-up effort to protect against ...
    08/18/2017 - 4:46 pm | View Website
  • Gulf airlines Etihad, Qatar work around U.S. cabin laptops ban
    Qatar Airways and Etihad Airways are lending some passengers laptop computers and tablets to use on board following the U.S. ban on most electronics devices from ...
    08/18/2017 - 12:06 pm | View Website
  • Airlines waiting on laptop decision | TheHill
    A decision on whether to ban laptops on most U.S.-bound flights remains up in the air.
    06/4/2017 - 3:55 am | View Website
  • Delta Apologizes For Announcing They’re Banning Laptops ...
    A blanket ban on carry-on laptops for international flights may be coming. But it's not today.
    05/12/2017 - 2:10 pm | View Website
  • What fliers need to know about the airline laptop ban
    A new travel ban may mean laptops, tablets and other large electronics have to stay in checked luggage on non-stop flights to the U.S. from certain ...
    03/21/2017 - 1:17 pm | View Website
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