The Electronics Ban will not be applied to EU carriers as of now after a meeting between the US and EU aviation officials was held in Brussels on this topic. That should be a sigh of relief for many who depend on their electronics to get work done or play on the plane ride!
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The Electronics Ban is being implemented on European flights as well. This will be the biggest setback to travel in a long long time, given this is a manmade factor and not economics at work!
The #ElectronicsBan is expected to enter the next phase, with flights originating from Europe being pondered upon to be added to the list of flights which may not carry any electronic devices inside the cabin. Here are the latest details.
New security operations kick in at 6 airports across India, where they are trialling the going away of the hand baggage stamping regime. Let us see how this works out as they have to do it for all 59 airports across India!
The frequent flyers in India will have one more moment to themselves getting on a plane. They don’t have to wait for their bags to be stamped with a security clearance after it is done, with effect from April 1, 2017. This would soon be implemented at other airports as well!
Jet Airways has issued an advisory for passengers who are travelling to the USA using their connections with Etihad Airways in Abu Dhabi.
Air India, and most of the other carriers in India, have banned a certain member of parliament who manhandled and hit an Air India staffer yesterday. This is good news to get those on a powertrip contained and back in their place.
Within this week, at least two incidents have happened where people who should be extra careful about how they behave, acted carelessly and misbehaved on Air India’s flights. Such behavior should not be tolerated and I guess it’s time for an Indian no-fly list!
With the changes in the aviation world hitting us hard and fast over the past two days, it seems a lot of Indians and other Asian travelers won’t be able to fly to the USA with their gadgets in sight. Perhaps it’s time for them to consider Air India and Jet Airways as an option.
Here are the details of the British Electronics Ban. 6 countries will be affected, and you need to check in your laptops only. Other devices may fly with you!