No carry-on laptop ban on board flights from Europe for now: U.S.

May 31, 2017

No carry-on laptop ban on board flights from Europe for now: U.S.

U.S. aviation security officials stepped back Tuesday from imposing a ban on carry-on computers on flights coming from Europe, which had been proposed to guard against possible bomb-laden electronics from the Islamic State group. But the Department of Homeland Security said a ban, already in ...

May 16, 2017

United changing cockpit-door codes after inadvertent leak

United Airlines is changing the keypad codes used to open cockpit doors after the previous codes were accidentally posted on a public website. The airline sent a memo to pilots over the weekend telling them to use "alternative security measures," a spokeswoman said Monday. The spokeswoman ...

Airlines bracing for laptop ban on Europe-U.S. flights at peak season

May 12, 2017

Airlines bracing for laptop ban on Europe-U.S. flights at peak season

Airline and travel-industry groups are quietly expressing concern about a plan under consideration by U.S. security authorities to prohibit passengers from carrying their laptop computers into the cabin on flights from Europe. Extending electronics restrictions — now in place for travel from some Middle Eastern ...