United States bans large electronics in carry-on luggage from 10 airports

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The United States federal government is set to ban airline company travelers from bringing any type of digital tool bigger than a mobile phone in their carry-on luggage.

The momentary restriction will put on non-stop trips to the U.S. from 10 global airports in Egypt, Jordan, Kuwait, Morocco, Qatar, Saudi Arabia (2), Turkey as well as the United Arab Emirates (2), an unknown UNITED STATE official told the Associated Press.

Saudi Arabia’s official information firm confirmed that trips from Riyadh and also Jeddah were influenced.

Royal Jordanian Airlines claimed the restriction affects its flights to New York, Chicago, Detroit, and also Montreal. However, Royal Jordanian said that cell phones as well as medical tools were excluded from the ban.

The ban remains in response to an undefined terrorist hazard, and also might be carried out when Monday following week, inning accordance with AP.

An air travel professional told AP that the nature of the ban suggested the government was acting on intelligence about a feasible terrorist attack. He guessed the federal government might be concerned about not enough guest screening or conspiracy theories entailing airport terminal insiders in the damaged nations.

 

U.S. bans large electronics in carry-on luggage from 10 airports

WASHINGTON — The U.S. government is set to ban airline passengers from carrying any electronic device larger than a cell phone in their hand luggage.

The temporary ban will apply to non-stop flights to the U.S. from 10 international airports in Egypt, Jordan, Kuwait, Morocco, Qatar, Saudi Arabia (2), Turkey and the United Arab Emirates (2), an unidentified U.S. official told the Associated Press.

Saudi Arabia’s official news agency confirmed that flights from Riyadh and Jeddah were impacted.

Royal Jordanian Airlines said the ban affects its flights to New York, Chicago, Detroit, and Montreal. However, Royal Jordanian said that cellphones and medical devices were excluded from the ban.

The ban is in response to an unspecified terrorist threat, and could be implemented as soon as Monday next week, according to AP.

An aviation expert told AP that the nature of the ban suggested the government was acting on intelligence about a possible terrorist attack. He speculated the government may be concerned about insufficient passenger screening or conspiracies involving airport insiders in the affected countries.

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