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US lifts ban on electronic devices on EgyptAir flights to New York

Posted 12 July 2017 · Add Comment

Egypt's Minister of Civil Aviation Sherif Fathi has welcome the US Authorities' latest directives and measures of lifting the electronic devices ban on EgyptAir flights to New York.

Fathi added that the ministry has been working in coordination with the Entities and bodies at Cairo international airport to implement new security measures on flights to New York.

Safwat Musallam, chairman, and CEO of EgyptAir Holding said that the ban lift will be effective on Wednesday, July 12, however it will continue on EgyptAir flights to London.

The US had, in March, imposed an in-cabin ban on laptops and other large electronic devices on US-bound flights originating at ten international airports in eight countries for security reasons.

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