United States Lifts Electronic Gadgets Restriction On Qatar Airways Flights

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In May, the United States had actually prohibited big electronic gadgets like laptop computers and video cameras as cabin luggage on US-bound aircrafts from 10 foreign locations, mainly in Muslim-majority nations.

Press Trust of India|Last Updated: July 06, 2017

Qatar Airways is the 4th airline company on whom the limitations have actually been reduced by the United States.

United States Lifts Electronic Gadgets Restriction On Qatar Airways Flights
United States Lifts Electronic Gadgets Restriction On Qatar Airways Flights

New Delhi: Passengers on Qatar Airways flights to the United States can now bring laptop computers and other electronic gadgets on board with the United States authorities raising the limitations on the Doha-based airline company.

Qatar Airways is the 4th airline company on whom the limitations have actually been reduced by the United States. Throughout today, the curbs on Emirates, Etihad Airways and Turkish Airlines were raised.

In May, the United States had actually prohibited big electronic gadgets like laptop computers and cams as cabin luggage on US-bound airplanes from 10 foreign locations, mainly in Muslim-majority nations.

Qatar Airways on Thursday stated all individual electronic gadgets can be continued board all departures from Doha’s Hamad International Airport to locations in the United States.

“Qatar Airways and Hamad International Airport have actually met all requirements of the United States Department of Homeland Security’s brand-new security standards,” it stated in a declaration.

Guests taking a trip to the United States from 10 airports, were disallowed in March from bring big electronic gadgets as cabin luggage. The airports consisted of those at Doha, Dubai and Istanbul.

On Wednesday, Emirates stated the electronic devices restriction has actually been raised on its flights from Dubai International Airport to the USA.

“… if you are taking a trip to the United States from Istanbul’s Ataturk Airport, you can bring all your electronic gadgets on board,” Turkish Airlines stated on Wednesday.

Previously today, Abu Dhabi-based Etihad Airways stated guests on its flights to the United States from Abu Dhabi airport can bring electronic gadgets on board.

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