New restrictions for carry-on items

March 22, 2017

As widely reported, the Department  of Homeland Security (DHS) announced a new flight restriction effective 96 hours after the announcement at 3am on March 21st.  Passengers traveling to the US on non U.S. carriers rom Amman, Cairo, Istanbul, Jidda, Riyadh Kuwait City, Casablanca, Doho, Dubai and Abu Dhabi will have to put laptops and tablets in checked luggage.  Nothing larger than a smart phone will be permitted on board.  Details can be found in a DHS Fact Sheet and in multiple media outlets including the New York Times.  If you have questions check with your airline.