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US Laptop Ban ‘Hugely Disruptive’, Says Emirates’ Tim Clark

Reading Time: 1 minute The US ban on electronic devices in aircraft cabins earlier this year was “hugely disruptive”, Emirates’ president Tim Clark has said. The US laptop ban on flights between the US and Middle East caused a 15-18 percent drop in load earlier this year, Clark revealed. He added that the airline “could have lost up to […]

Last Middle East Airline Cleared From Laptop Ban

Reading Time: 1 minute The TSA has said Saudia Airlines passengers flying from Jeddah to the US can use laptops on board, clearing it the last remaining Middle East airline to be affected by the laptop ban. The notice applies only to passengers flying from Jeddah airport the TSA clarified on Twitter; there is no notification concerning passengers flying […]

Emirates And Etihad To End A Laptop Ban

Reading Time: 2 minutes UAE airlines Emirates and Etihad Airway say they will work with US authorities on implementing new security instructions that could lead to an end of the current laptop ban. As part of the new measures, the US government will impose broad new demands for increased airport security on flights to America from other countries in […]