Articles tagged “laptop bans”

Laptop Ban 2.0 — Corporate Travel Innovation Report

Laptop Ban 2.0 — Corporate Travel Innovation Report

Hannah Sampson, Skift

Between travel bans, actual and potential laptop bans, and stepped-up security measures, the last nine months have given us whiplash. Business travelers who have had to navigate these various changes must be wondering what the U.S. government will come up with next.

2 years ago

The U.S. Urges Airlines to Ban Laptops in Checked Bags

The U.S. Urges Airlines to Ban Laptops in Checked Bags

Joan Lowy, Associated Press

Watchdog groups questioned the safety of transporting large numbers of laptops in checked baggage when the U.S. and UK governments banned those devices in the cabin on some international flights. The message from the FAA now shows that those groups were right to be concerned.

2 years ago

UK Laptop Ban Eased on Some Turkish Airlines Flights

UK Laptop Ban Eased on Some Turkish Airlines Flights

Associated Press

Old laptop bans never die — they just fade away, apparently.

2 years ago

American Airlines CEO: Trump’s Staffing Gap Hurts Effort Against Gulf Carriers

American Airlines CEO: Trump’s Staffing Gap Hurts Effort Against Gulf Carriers

Mary Schlangenstein, Bloomberg

American, United and Delta are finding a sympathetic audience in the corridors of power regarding their dispute with the Gulf carriers. It's only a matter of time before the issue moves up higher on Trump advisor Steve Bannon's white board.

2 years ago

Laptop Bans Would Be Unnecessary if Future Airport Scanners Live Up to Their Promise

Laptop Bans Would Be Unnecessary if Future Airport Scanners Live Up to Their Promise

Alan Levin, Bloomberg

The technology is already available to thwart any perceived threats from bombs hidden in laptops but bureaucracy could slow implementation for years.

2 years ago