US tablet and laptop ban – What does it mean for air travelers?

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The US government notified airlines serving airports in eight majority-Muslim countries that airlines will have to prevent their passengers from carrying on tablets, laptops, or digital cameras on all flights from those airports to the US. The US has been considering such a ban for some time due to reports that militant groups want to smuggle explosive devices in electronic gadgets, like tablets and laptops. Air travel remains a priority target for terrorists. Officials said that passengers still could take their cellphones and other small devices into the cabin of…

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