Monthly Archives: March 2017

Airports and airlines affected by the ban on electronic devices during travel to USA

Fri, 24 Mar 2017 |

Further to the update on the ban on electronic devices on flights to USA, below are the airports and airlines for which the said ban is implemented



  • Jordan’s Queen Alia International
  • Egypt’s Cairo International
  • Turkey’s Istanbul Ataturk
  • Saudi Arabia’s King Abdulaziz International
  • Saudi Arabia’s King Khalid International
  • Kuwait International
  • Qatar’s Doha International
  • Morocco’s Mohammed V Airport
  • Dubai International
  • Abu Dhabi International



  • Royal Jordanian
  • EgyptAir,
  • Turkish Airlines
  • Saudia
  • Kuwait Airways
  • Royal Air Maroc
  • Qatar Airways
  • Emirates
  • Etihad Airways

Laptop and tablet handling service – Emirates

Fri, 24 Mar 2017 |

Further to the announcement on cabin baggage restrictions to the United States, Emirates has announced the introduction of a new service to enable Customers to use their laptops and tablet devices until just before they board their flights to the U.S.

Emirates Customers travelling via Dubai will be able to utilize their laptops and tablet devices on the first sector of their journey as well as during transit in Dubai.

Devices will be carefully packed into boxes, loaded in to the aircraft hold, and returned to the Customer at their U.S destination.

Contact our Travel Executives for further details.

Electronic device ban on flights to USA

Wed, 22 Mar 2017 |

Following a directive from U.S. authorities, passengers are advised not to carry electronic devices larger than a mobile phone/smart phone in the aircraft cabin when traveling to the United States via a connecting point in the Middle East. This includes laptops, tablets, cameras and e-readers, but does not affect mobile phones or medical devices. This directive is required to be adhered to from the point of origin. Kindly await further updates on same.