The UK authorities have imposed restrictions on the carriage of hand Luggage of certain electronic devices on direct flights from Turkey, Lebanon, Jordan, Egypt, Tunisia and Saudi Arabia to ensure the safety of flights. About it reports Reuters with reference to the representative of the Prime Minister Theresa may.
According to the interlocutor of Agency, now the passengers that travel by direct flights from these countries to the UK are not allowed to carry into the cabin phones, laptops or tablets, length, width and depth of which exceeds 16 cm, 9.3 cm and 1.5 cm, respectively. He noted that all the gadgets that do not correspond to the declared parameters must be registered in the Luggage.
Direct flights to Turkey, Lebanon, Jordan, Egypt, Tunisia and Saudi Arabia at the present time continues to be in compliance to the new measures taken. “We believe that these steps are necessary in order to provide passengers a safe journey,” — said the representative of the British government.
That the UK plans to ban passengers on flights departing the UK from certain countries, to carry in hand Luggage laptops, tablets, cameras and other gadgets, reported Sky News citing sources. The TV channel did not specify which countries may fall under the restriction.
The news is updated.