Category Archives: Security

Attention travelers: Start taking out your iPad at airport security

The Transportation Security Administration said on Wednesday it’s boosting security measures by requiring any carry-on electronic larger than a cellphone to be screened separately at U.S. airports.

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United States To End Laptop Ban

After months of speculation and rumors, the U.S. Transportation Security Administration has officially lifted its ban on passengers carrying electronics larger than a smartphone onboard airplanes.

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Fact Sheet: Aviation Enhanced Security Measures for All Commercial Flights to the United States

The United States and the global aviation community face an adaptive and agile enemy. Terrorist groups continue to target passenger aircraft, and we have seen a “spider web” of threats to commercial aviation as terrorist pursue new attack methods.  Based on these concerns, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) is working to raise the baseline […]

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DHS Drops Plan to Expand Laptop Ban In Favor Of Tighter Global Security

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) will not extend its ban on inflight laptops and other large electronic devices to inbound flights from Europe, opting instead to tighten security measures at airports around the globe.

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Laptop ban lifted on flights from Dubai, Istanbul

The U.S. has lifted the ban on carry-on electronic devices for flights departing from Istanbul and Dubai, Emirates and Turkish Airlines said. The cessation is effective immediately. “#WelcomeOnBoard to our U.S. bound flight,” Turkish Airlines announced in a tweet. “Please fasten your seatbelts and enjoy your own electronic devices.”

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