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No laptop ban as U.S. says all airlines have raised security

Jul 21, 2017 - 3:11 PM

The more intense inspections of carry on electronics are expected to make airport boarding procedures longer than before

GREENLIT. Laptops remain allowed on flights as US authorities beef up on-ground security checks

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

Turkey says U.S. to lift laptop ban on Istanbul-origin flights

Jul 04, 2017 - 9:44 PM

Its removal would come after Turkey began using highly sophisticated tomography devices for X ray and ultrasound at Istanbul s Ataturk International Airport

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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

After ban, Turkish Airlines to offer laptops to VIP travelers

May 06, 2017 - 6:15 PM

Passengers may now request for laptop from the cabin crew for in flight use

LAPTOP SERVICE. Turkish Airlines offers laptops to business-class travelers after the ban on large electronic devices from certain countries. Photo from Turkish Airlines

Laptop ban hits Dubai for over 1 million weekend travellers

Mar 25, 2017 - 6:27 PM

Around 1 1 million people are expected to pass through the world s busiest international airport as the city marks UAE spring break Dubai Airports says

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

Emirates offers laptop 'handlers' to cope with US ban

Mar 23, 2017 - 11:52 PM

Emirates will allow passengers to hold on to their gadgets after checking in until boarding time when security staff at the gates will themselves pack the devices into boxes and load them onto the flight and return them upon landing in the US

EMIRATES GETS LAPTOP HANDLERS. An Emrirates Airlines aircraft, flight 215 from Dubai, comes in for a landing at Los Angeles International Airport on March 21, 2017 in Los Angeles, California. File photo by Frederic J. Brown/AFP

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TOAST TO FRIENDSHIP. President Rodrigo Roa Duterte and Thailand Prime Minister General Prayuth Chan-o-chan hold a toast for the decades-long friendship between the two countries following the signing ceremony at the Thai Koo Fah Building in Bangkok, Thailand on March 21, 2017. ROBINSON NIÑAL JR./Presidential Photo

UK issues laptop, tablet flight ban after U.S. warning

Mar 22, 2017 - 1:02 AM

UPDATED Airlines impacted by Britain s cabin ban on electronic devices on flights from some Middle East and North Africa countries have until Saturday March 25 to implement the measure