• Thursday, March 23, 2023


Will laptop ban affect EU travellers? US airlines and homeland security hold meet

Flight safety: The use of laptops on board aircraft is restricted on some routes (Reuters)

By: Rithika Siddhartha

US HOMELAND security officials met major US airlines and a trade group yesterday (11) to discuss the impact of possibly expanding a ban on large electronic gadgets on planes to flights from some European airports, three sources briefed on the meeting said. The afternoon meeting included executives from Delta Air Lines, United Airlines, American Airlines Group and trade group Airlines for America, the sources said. They requested anonymity because they were not authorised to publicly discuss the confidential meeting. The airlines and group declined to comment. In March, the US announced laptop restrictions on flights originating from 10 airports including…

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