The head of the Arab Air Carriers Organization (AACO) is urging ICAO to seek clarification on the nature of the threat that prompted the US and UK ban on electronics in the cabin. The new security rules, implemented in March with little notice or explanation given to the airlines and airports affected, apply mostly to Arab airports and countries. In all cases, passengers are prohibited from including electronics larger than smartphones in their carry-on bags; electronics such as laptops, ...

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