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Laptop ban lifted on Emirates, Turkish Airlines flights
U.S.-bound passengers on Emirates and Turkish Airlines flights are allowed to use their laptops and other larger personal electronic devices in the cabin, the Transportation Security Administration announced today. TSA spokesperson David Lapan congratulated Etihad Airlines earlier in the week for
What's at stake for the U.S. after Qatar hit with diplomatic crisis
Five Arab countries and the Maldives have severed ties with Qatar , suspending diplomatic relations and cutting off land, sea and air routes to the nation. Bahrain , Egypt, Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates and Yemen announced the decision on Monday, just weeks after President Trump's visit to
What to know about the new security rule on some US-bound flights
Passengers flying directly to the United States from several airports in the Middle East will have to stow their laptops, tablets and other large electronics in their checked luggage as a result of a new rule handed down from the Department of Homeland Security . Senior U.S. administration
Electronics restricted on flights from certain Middle Eastern airports
Passengers travelling on certain airlines from countries in the Middle East and Africa to the United States will no longer be allowed to carry-on some electronic devices with them, according to a new Homeland Security directive. The emergency rule specifically targets nine airlines operating
Judge Blocks Immigration Order; President Trump Responds
A federal judge in Seattle has issued a nationwide restraining order halting parts of the executive action signed by President Donald Trump that temporarily bars some immigrants and refugees from seven predominantly Muslim countries -- a move that the Washington state attorney general said is
‘Severe’ Turbulence Injured Passengers and Crew Aboard Etihad Airways Flight
"Severe and unexpected" turbulence injured 31 passengers on a flight to Jakarta Wednesday, sending nine to the hospital, Etihad Airways confirms. The Airbus A330, en route from Abu Dhabi to Jakarta, encountered bumpy air about 45 minutes prior to its arrival at Soekarno Hatta International Airport.
Violent Turbulence Leaves Passengers Injured, Broken Bones
The severe turbulence on the flight from Abu Dhabi sent nine passengers to the hospital.
Which Airline's Been Named World's Safest?
If your 2016 resolutions include more travel, it may be wise to know which airlines top the list. AirlineRatings.com, an independent plane safety and product ranking website, has just released its annual list of the world's safest airlines. Coming out on top for the third year in a row is
Check Out 2015's Top Airlines Before Booking Your Next Flight
Among domestic carriers, fliers usually rank JetBlue, Virgin American and Southwest among their favorites. Not one of those made the top 10 list from Skytrax, an airline review site, that was unveiled at this month's Paris Airshow. Turns out there's a whole world of airlines ranked far superior to