Qatar Airways Joins Major MidEast Rivals In Lifting Laptop Ban On U.S. Flights

FlightsWASHINGTON (Reuters) – Passengers on some U.S.-certain foreign airline flights should verify digital devices bigger than a cellular phone as soon as U.S. authorities formalize a new ban in response to an unspecified terrorism risk, U.S. officers told Reuters on Monday.

Starting June four, 2012, Hawaiian Airlines adds a new direct service to New York City (JFK) to its secure of flights serving the west coast of the USA. Hawaiian Airlines already present value aggressive fares between Australia (Sydney) and Hawaii, which suggests a two stop service between NYC and Sydney, with the choice of a stopover in the Aloha state.

The carriers – Royal Jordanian Airlines, Egypt Air, Turkish Airlines, Saudi Arabian Airlines, Kuwait Airways, Royal Air Maroc, Qatar Airways, Emirates and Etihad Airways – have until Friday to undertake the new policy, which took impact on Tuesday. They are sold in sets of three—two seats at commonplace economy … Read more