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Jul 15, 2017
US issues revised directive to international airlines clarifying security measuresThe US DHS has issued a revised directive to airlines in response to requests that it clarify aviation security measures scheduled to begin taking effect next week.
Jul 10, 2017
Middle East airlines say US ban on laptops and electronic devices liftedRoyal Jordanian and Kuwait Airways said on Sunday passengers could take laptops and large electronic devices in the cabin on flights to the United States, the latest Middle East airlines to be exempted from a US ban.
Jul 06, 2017
US ban on laptops: Qatar Airways exempted from the prohibition, joins Gulf rivalsQatar Airways has joined two other major long-haul Gulf carriers on Thursday in getting off a US ban on laptops and large electronics in airplane cabins
Jul 05, 2017
Emirates, Turkish Airlines removed from US laptop ban list, satisfy new security arrangementsEmirates and Turkish Airlines announced that they had won exemption from a US ban on passengers taking laptops and tablet computers on flights.
Jul 03, 2017
US lifts ban on electronic devices for passengers travelling by Etihad Airways from UAEUnder the new rule the passengers travelling to the US by Etihad Airways flights are allowed to carry all laptops, tablets and other electronic devices.
Jul 02, 2017
US laptop ban lifted for Abu Dhabi International Airport, UAE first exemption to security measureThe capital of the United Arab Emirates became the first city to be exempt from a US ban on laptop computers being in the cabins of airplanes coming from the Middle east
Jun 29, 2017
US demands more security measures on America-bound international flights, rolls out new rulesUS has demanded airlines around the world step up security measures for international flights or face the possibility of a total electronics ban on planes
Jun 14, 2017
U.S., Europe to mull on preventing expansion of laptop ban in airlinesReuters and other media outlets reported in early May that an expansion was likely, but more than a month later, the U.S. government has offered no timetable for making a decision. Lapan said no decision was expected this week.
Jun 13, 2017
Israeli government spies uncovered Islamic State plot to hide explosives in laptopIsraeli government spies hacked into the operations of Islamic State bombmakers to discover they were developing a laptop computer bomb.
May 31, 2017
United States is still discussing the possibility of extending the laptop and electronics banExtending the ban to all European airports would affect nearly 400 flights a day and cover 30 million travellers.