In the space of 24 hours, the US and UK issued directives barring passengers from taking personal electronic devices larger than a smartphone in their carry-on bags onboard certain flights. The new rules raised many unanswered questions about why they were implemented this week, what prompted certain airports or countries to be deemed risks, how the rules will be enforced, and even how they will make the flying public safer. The US emergency directive was issued in the early hours of ...

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