Even the possibility, as now widely rumored, of the US extending its ban on laptops in cabins to include all flights from Europe to the US is a disturbing development in an already bad situation. The original ban, affecting flights from mostly Middle East countries, was enforced with little notice and no dialogue with the airlines and airports that were directly affected or with those industry experts and regulatory authorities that would have provided valuable insight into the operational ...

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