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Kuwait airline says U.S. laptop ban lifted

Jul 10, 2017 - 12:24 PM

Now our passengers flying from Kuwait International Airport to JFK in NY will be able to use all of their personal electronic devices the Kuwait Airways says on Twitter

Royal Jordanian Airlines now exempt from U.S. laptop ban

Jul 10, 2017 - 1:20 AM

Jordan s national carrier now joins Etihad Emirates Turkish Airlines and Qatar Airways in winning exemption

A sign marks the check-in for Qatar Airways, Royal Jordanian Airlines and Finnair on March 21, 2017 at John F. Kennedy International Airport in New York.  Passengers traveling to the United States from 10 airports in eight Muslim-majority countries will be prohibited from bringing laptops, tablets and other portable electronic devices on board with them when they fly. The nine airlines affected by the US ban are Royal Jordanian, EgyptAir, Turkish Airlines, Saudi Arabian Airlines, Kuwait Airways, Royal Air Maroc, Qatar Airways, Emirates and Etihad Airways. / AFP PHOTO / DON EMMERT

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Jul 03, 2017 - 9:36 AM

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U.S. weighs banning laptop computers on international flights

May 29, 2017 - 1:00 AM

The United States current laptop ban only covers flights from 10 airports in the Middle East and North Africa

LAX ARRIVAL. An Emirates Airlines aircraft, flight 215 from Dubai, comes in for a landing at Los Angeles International Airport on March 21, 2017 in Los Angeles, California. Frederic J. Brown/AFP

Laptop ban on flights to U.S. 'likely' to expand – official

May 17, 2017 - 9:06 AM

US Department of Homeland Security spokesman David Lapan is set to attend high level talks with European partners in Brussels on the scale and scope of the expanded laptop ban

LAPTOP BAN. Kuwaiti social media activist Thamer al-Dakheel Bourashed puts his laptop inside his suitcase at Kuwait International Airport in Kuwait City before boarding a flight to the United States on March 23, 2017. Photo by Yasser Al-Zayyat / AFP