No laptop ban on US flights coming from Europe for now


The United States has decided against banning carry-on laptops on flights coming from Europe for now. The decision comes days after America underlined the need to “raise the bar” on airline security, including screening certain carry-on items. The ban is already in place for flights from certain regions of the Middle East and North Africa after intelligence reports that al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula is developing ways to hide explosives in batteries and battery compartments.

“No laptop ban on US flights from Europe for now but the option is still on the table,” Homeland Security Secretary Dave Lapan announced after a call between Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly and European Home Affairs Commissioner Dimitris Avramopoulos and Transport Commissioner Violeta Bulc. Read More…

 

 

 

Credit By: India TV News

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