Tue 21-03-2017 17:44 PM

Emirates restricts electronic devices on US-bound flights

DUBAI, 21st March 2017 (WAM) - Emirates Airlines issued the following statement on Tuesday: Emirates can confirm that as per the new security directive issued by the Transportation Security Administration (TSA), electronic devices larger than a cell phone/smart phone, excluding medical devices, cannot be carried in the cabin of the aircraft.

The directive comes into effect on 25 March 2017 and is valid until 14 October 2017.

It is applicable to all US-bound passengers from Dubai International Airport, whether originating or transiting through. Emirates requests that all passengers travelling to the US pack all electronic devices larger than a cell phone/smart phone in their checked-in baggage.

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