Electronics Banned On Flights Into U.S. From Middle East, Turkey, Morocco

Starting this week, passengers on nonstop flights into the United States from 10 airports in the Middle East, North Africa and Turkey will no longer be able to carry on board any electronic device larger than a smart phone. This includes laptop computers, e-readers, tablet computers, cameras, DVD players and game players.

The Department of Homeland Security says that these items may be checked inside checked luggage. The restriction applies to all passengers, including U.S. citizens, regardless of trusted traveler or frequent flier status.


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