Category: Travel security

Do new electronics restrictions make sense?

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First – in case you missed it – the U.S. government has banned large electronics (anything larger than a phone, including tablets and laptops) from being carried in-cabin on certain flights from Africa and the Middle East. But only if you’re flying on a foreign airline. (more…)

Opinion: Adapting to aviation security threats

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Over the last few days news has been emerging about a new security threat to aviation. It started with anonymous security sources in the United Kingdom, who claimed that terrorists had crafted bombs into modern electronics that could not be detected by conventional airport security screening.

Now the discussion has spread to the United States. National Public Radio has reported that American counter-terrorism officials were recently discussing the threat and how to respond to it. (more…)