electronics ban

New airplane electronics rules stem from ISIS-associated threat

New aviation security measures restricting electronic devices on flights from certain overseas airports were prompted by new threat intelligence obtained earlier this year indicating that ISIS associates were working on smuggling explosives-laden electronics onto U.S.-bound flights, ABC News has learned. The

UK ‘to ban laptops and other electronic devices on some flights’

The move echos one made in the US with a few differences, Joinfo.com reports with reference to Metro. There are fears that the devices could be used to hide bombs. It is not known when the UK would impose the ban, but it could happen

U.S. imposes electronics ban on flights from major Middle Eastern and African airports

Airlines flying directly from eight countries in the Middle East and Africa to the U.S. must prevent passengers from carrying almost all electronic devices in the cabin, according to new security restrictions from the Trump administration, according to CNN. Passengers will have to