UK banned electronic devices in flights

After United states, UK also put ban on electronic devices in flights from several Muslim-majority countries. Earlier, United States on Tuesday banned passengers traveling from airports in several Muslim-majority countries from bringing laptops, tablets and other portable electronic devices on board with them when they fly.

Read full story here: US banned electronic devices in flights

The U.K. ban applies to six countries, while the U.S. ban applies to 10 airports in eight Muslim-majority countries.


The countries included in the British ban are,

  • Turkey
  • Lebanon
  • Jordan
  • Egypt
  • Tunisia
  • Saudi Arabia.


The British ban also includes some cellphones and is expected to apply to all airports in the six nations. Seems like UK also having same ban schedule  as like in US – “from 96 hours from 3:00 am EST Tuesday, March 21st, specific airlines coming to US should not allow passengers to have electronic devices in their cabin baggage. The airlines failed to comply the directions will have to pay huge fine or get banned to fly to United States.”

Which airlines are affected?

  • Six UK carriers:
    British Airways
    Thomas Cook
  • Eight overseas carriers:
    Turkish Airlines
    Pegasus Airways
    Atlas-Global Airlines
    Middle East Airlines
    Royal Jordanian
    Tunis Air

“The affected airlines have already been informed, and we expect the measures to be in place in the next couple of days,” the UK official spokesman said.

The affected airlines details are available here.

This new rule coming into  effect certainly will lead to lot of panic across passengers in the world.


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