Total Airplane Laptop Ban Coming Or Not? What Are The Issues?

By Tyler Durden

Authored by Mike Shedlock via MishTalk.com,

Following intelligence reports that ISIS may be planning to attack airlines with laptop computers rigged as bombs, Trump initiated a ban on laptops on some flights from some airports.

Rumors had it that the ban was going to be extended to make things “uniformly fair”.

Fortunately, common sense prevailed, for now.

Laptop Ban on All Flights?
A Financial Times headline from today reads: US looks at extending laptop ban to all flights.
Also from today, the Guardian reports Trump ‘Laptop’ Ban May Not be Extended to Flights from Europe.
Yesterday, the New York Times reported U.S. and E.U. Confer on Possible Laptop Ban on Trans-Atlantic Flights
Moments ago, EnGaget reported US may not ban laptops on European flights after worried airlines pushed back. Officials say a full ban is “off the table.”

The Cost

CNNMoney reported Laptop ban in Europe could cost airline passengers $1 billion.

Laptop Q&A

USA Today provides a Q&A: How does the laptop ban on flights work?

Millions of additional travelers could be affected by a new plan to ban laptops, tablets and other large electronic devices …read more

Source:: ZeroHedge