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Arab airlines have reported lifting of the ban on the transportation of electronics on flights to USA

Monday, July 10, the airline Kuwait Airways announced the lifting of the ban on the transportation of dimensional electronics on flights, following the US. Earlier similar information was published in Etihad and Emirates (UAE).

Turkish national carrier Turkish Airlines announced the lifting of the ban on July 5.

Recall that in March this year, the US government and the UK reported limitations associated with the use of overall electronic devices in aircraft cabins on flights from the Middle East. In June, the list of countries which dealt with similar limitations, was greatly expanded.

It was about the requirement not to carry in hand Luggage, laptop computers, tablets, and other electronic equipment that is larger than the size of a regular cell phone. On smartphones the ban did not apply. Overall the technique had to be checked in.

On the Israeli airline restrictions did not apply. But the Israelis going to the US or UK, for example, through Turkey, faced with the need to keep overall electronic equipment in the Luggage.

According to reports, restrictions were associated with the receipt of the security services operational information about the intention of terrorist groups Islamist to commit a series of terrorist attacks on the flights, using explosive devices of small size, hidden in electronic equipment. In several publications it was noted that the appropriate alert us authorities received from Israeli intelligence.

Arab airlines have reported lifting of the ban on the transportation of electronics on flights to USA 10.07.2017

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