The United States prohibits the transport of large electronics on some flights in the Middle East

The United States prohibits the transport of large electronics on some flights in the Middle East

If you are flying with Turkish Airlines, Qatar Airways or Emirates to the United States, pay attention to the new rules!

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After Trump's decree, which temporarily suspends access to US citizens of 7 Muslim countries in the United States, officials from the United States come with another base.

They announced the ban on large electronics in cabin baggage on flights from eight countries in the Middle East and North Africa.

The United States prohibits the transport of large electronics on some flights

Their argument is ambiguous, saying that extremists plan to take down passenger planes with the help of hidden explosive devices. The new law prohibits the transportation of laptops, tablets, cameras / video and DVD players in cabin luggage on 9 airlines, which operate from 10 airports.

The nine affected airlines are: Royal Jordanian, Egypt Air, Turkish Airlines, Saudi Arabian Airlines, Kuwait Airways, Royal Air Maroc, Qatar Airways, Emirates and Etihad Airways.

The 10 airports targeted are: Queen Alia International, Amman, Jordan; Cairo International Airport, Egypt; Ataturk Airport, Istanbul, Turkey; King Abdulaziz International, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia; King Khalid International, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia; Kuwait International Airport; Mohammed V International, Casablanca, Morocco; Hamad International, Doha, Qatar; Dubai International, United Arab Emirates; Abu Dhabi International, United Arab Emirates.

Large electronic devices can only be carried in the hold baggage. Phones / smartphones have escaped the new transport rules on board aircraft.

Officials in the United States have given the airlines about 96 hours to inform passengers about the new regulations and apply them.

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