Tuesday, March 21, 2017

UK joins US in banning large electronic devices from cabins on select flights

Sky News is reporting that the UK intends to follow the United States in instituting a ban on passengers flying from certain Middle Eastern nations from carrying any electronic devices larger than a cellphone into the cabin of the plane. That includes laptops, tablets, portable DVD players, games consoles and e-readers. If a passenger wishes to take any of those devices with them, they must check it into the hold. The UK ban affects all direct flights from the following countries – Turkey, Lebanon, Jordan, Egypt, Tunisia, and Saudi Arabia. Unlike the US ban which targeted specific airlines, the UK…

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