Friday

18th Aug 2017

Ticker

Europe still risks US laptop flight ban

Homeland security chief John Kelly said Monday the US might expand its ban on in-cabin laptops to flights from all European airports, in a move that would affect 400 flights a day and 30 million travellers a year, Reuters reports. "We are looking right now at an additional 71 airports," he told a Congressional panel, adding: "We're also looking at [other] ways that we think we can mitigate the threat".

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