US government announces ban on electronics in flights from eight countries
Tuesday, March 21, 2017, 11:39 AM
The U.S. government is temporarily barring passengers on certain flights originating in eight other countries from bringing laptops, iPads, cameras and most other electronics in carry-on luggage starting Tuesday. The reason for the ban was not immediately clear. U.S. security officials would not comment. The ban was revealed on Monday in statements from Royal Jordanian Airlines and the official news agency of Saudi Arabia.