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UK flight ban on electronic devices announced - BBC News

The UK government has announced a cabin baggage ban on laptops and tablets on direct flights to the UK from Turkey, Lebanon, Jordan, Egypt, Tunisia and Saudi Arabia. The ban follows a similar move in the US, where officials say bombs could be hidden in ...and more »

Britain and US ban most electronic devices in cabins on flights from several Muslim-majority countries - Washington Post

LONDON — Britain joined the United States on Tuesday in barring passengers traveling from airports in several Muslim-majority countries from bringing laptops, tablets and other portable electronic devices on board with them when they fly. The U.K. ban ...and more »

US confirms ban on large electronics in cabins on flights from 10 airports - TechCrunch

After a lot of confusion yesterday, we have now learned from senior administration officials that the U.S. is indeed banning U.S.-bound passengers from carrying any personal electronic devices larger than a smartphone in the passenger cabin. Instead ...and more »

US and UK ban cabin laptops on some inbound flights - BBC News

The US and UK are banning laptops from cabin baggage on flights from certain countries in the Middle East and North Africa, as well as Turkey. The US ban on electronic devices larger than a smartphone is being imposed as an anti-terrorist precaution ...and more »

What security experts are saying about airline electronics ban - CNNMoney

American and British authorities say they are trying to keep passengers safe by banning laptops and tablets from airplane cabins on some flights from the Middle East. But security experts have questions about why the ban is being instituted now, and ...and more »

Laptop ban begins Tuesday in cabins of nine airlines flying non-stop to US from Mideast and Africa - USA TODAY

Corrections and clarifications: An earlier version of this story misspelled the name of Royal Air Maroc. WASHINGTON — The U.S. government began notifying nine foreign airlines in the Middle East and Africa at 3 a.m. ET Tuesday that personal ...and more »

US, UK, limit electronic devices on some Mideast flights - Politico

U.S. authorities issued an emergency order Tuesday banning travelers from carrying larger electronic devices on some direct flights from the Middle East and North Africa — an action immediately followed by a similar announcement from the British ...and more »

Abu Dhabi to Los Angeles: 17 Hours Without a Laptop - The Atlantic

Like ​The Atlantic? Subscribe to ​The Atlantic Daily​, our free weekday email newsletter. Updated at 8:45 a.m.. The Department of Homeland Security will no longer allow passengers to carry electronics onto flights to the U.S. from 10 major airports in ...and more »

Do electronics bans on flights make the US safer? - Travel+Leisure

Following the announcement that the U.S. would restrict carry-on electronics for passengers entering the country from certain Middle Eastern and North African airports, travelers and industry professionals alike spoke out, railing against the rules and ...and more »

The UK is also banning in-flight laptops on some flights from the Middle East - Quartz

The UK is joining the US in barring passengers from bringing laptops and other personal electronics on board flights originating from certain Middle East countries. Earlier on Tuesday, the US Department of Homeland Security announced a ban on laptops ...and more »