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Friday, July 21, 2017

Once Again, Your Laptop is Free to Move About the Cabin

The Laptop ban on flights to the US has officially ended. There was speculation of expanding the ban. Instead, airlines and airports have adopted more stringent screening protocols and are using more sophisticated scanning equipment. Homeland Security says there are now no airlines under restrictions for large personal electronic devices. The Transportation Security Agency (TSA) has lifted the restrictions on large personal electronic devices for the ten airports/nine airlines in the Middle East and North Africa, which were announced in March. These airports and airlines have also successfully implemented the first phase of enhanced security measures.

Updated Homeland Security Fact Sheet
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