The UK government has banned large personal devices in the cabin on flights from six Middle East and North African countries, under restrictions that apply to all operators on those routes. The move, which affects inbound flights from Egypt, Jordan, Lebanon, Saudi Arabia, Tunisia and Turkey, follows a similar sudden move by US authorities in the early hours of March 21. However, in an important difference from the US ban, the UK rules do not apply to flights out of the UAE or Qatar. Another ...

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