As airlines and airports steel themselves for a possible widening of the US ban on laptops and similar-sized personal electronics in the cabin, the Association of Asia Pacific Airlines (AAPA) has warned against falling into “the trap of knee-jerk reactions.” US and European Commission (EC) officials are meeting again this week to discuss the issue. It is believed that the US Department of Homeland Security (DHS), which manages the Transportation Security Administration, wants to ...

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