Electronics Travel Ban

Electronics Travel Ban Alert

The U.S. and U.K. limit electronic devices on board for inbound flights coming from eight Middle East and North African Countries

U.S. Travel Ban

Passengers headed to the United States from the 10 airports listed below have been barred from carrying electronic devices into the cabin that are larger than a cellphone under the new flight restriction (including laptops, tablets, cameras, travel printers/scanners and electronic games larger than a smartphone).  If you are transiting one of these cities, you also will be banned from carrying these devices on board (at least for your last leg into the US). Be prepared to comply with new regulations, anticipate possible security delays at affected airports and arrive early for your flight.

The affected airports and airlines are subject to change. We recommend checking for up to date information specific to your itinerary prior to travel.

The airports currently affected are:

  • Doha International, Qatar (DOH)
  • Dubai International, United Arab Emirates  (DXB)
  • Abu Dhabi International, United Arab Emirates (AUH)
  • Queen Alia International, Amman, Jordan (AMM)
  • Cairo International, Egypt (CAI)
  • Ataturk International, Istanbul, Turkey (IST)
  • King Abdulaziz, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia (JED)
  • King Khalid International, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia (RUH)
  • Kuwait International, Farwaniya, Kuwait  (KWI)
  • Mohammed V International, Casablanca, Morocco  (CAS)

The airlines currently affected are:

  • Royal Jordanian
  • EgyptAir
  • Turkish Airlines
  • Saudi Arabia Airlines
  • Kuwait Airways
  • Royal Air Maroc
  • Qatar Airways
  • Emirates Air
  • Etihad Airways

U.S. Travel Ban

United Kingdom Ban

Passengers headed to the UK on direct flights from Turkey, Lebanon, Jordan, Egypt, Tunisia and Saudi Arabia will also be affected.  Devices larger than a mobile phone will not be permitted on board.  Please check with the airline on which you are traveling for up to date information.