Some electronics to be banned on some US-bound flights
Monday, 20 March 2017 WASHINGTON (AP) — Royal Jordanian Airlines is advising passengers that laptops, iPads, cameras and other electronics won't be allowed in carry-on luggage for U.S.-bound flights starting Tuesday. The airline says in a tweet that cellphones and medical devices are excluded from the ban. Everything else, the airline says, will need to be packed in checked luggage. The U.S. Homeland Security Department is declining to comment. It was unclear Monday how long the ban will be in place or what prompted it.
Today the United States will implement a temporary ban preventing airline passengers arriving on certain flights from carrying-on larger electronic devices. The restrictions will reportedly impact nonstop flights to the U-S from several Middle East and North African countries.
The United States may broaden its ban on in-flight laptops and large electronics to cover some flights from European countries, a move that highlights the... New Zealand Herald - WorldAlso reported by •News24