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EgyptAir and Royal Air Maroc exempt from US electronics ban

Posted 17 July 2017 · Add Comment

EgyptAir and Royal Air Maroc have announced that they will be exempted from the US ban on large electronic items in cabins, effective July 12 and July 13 respectively, reports ch-aviation.

"The ban on bringing laptops and other electronic devices into flight cabins on EgyptAir flights to New York will be lifted as of tomorrow and will remain in place for a year or until another emergency amendment is introduced," said EgyptAir Chairman Safwat Musallam. He added that the ban remained on flights to the United Kingdom.

The lifting of restrictions will apply to Royal Air Maroc's 2x daily Casablanca Int'l-New York JFK and 3x weekly Casablanca-Washington Dulles flights, and Egytpair's 1x daily Cairo Int'l-New York JFK flight.

 

 

 

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