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July 10, 2017, 9:30 AM

U.S. Exempts Royal Jordanian, Kuwait from Laptop Ban

Airlines join Qatar, Emirates, Etihad and Turkish among airlines now free to allow passengers to carry large electronic devices in cabins

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Sep 29, 2006 - 10:01 AM
While many in general aviation were seeking to modify or eliminate the much-loathed Washington air defense identification zone (ADIZ), the FAA executed a 1
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Sep 28, 2006 - 11:59 AM
Perhaps one of the least appreciated benefits of corporate aviation is that its pilots and their passengers don’t have to endure the security procedures of
Sep 28, 2006 - 10:01 AM
Despite the dramatic August 10 revelation of a terrorist plot to blow up transatlantic airliners departing from the UK, European Union (EU) transport offic
Sep 26, 2006 - 1:12 PM
Starting February 1, owners and operators of aircraft with “questionable registrations and/or no TSA-required security measures/waivers” might be denied ac
Sep 26, 2006 - 12:35 PM
In a recent letter to the European Civil Aviation Conference (ECAC), the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) said it has “begun the process of dev
Sep 26, 2006 - 11:19 AM
The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has certified BAE Systems’ Matador infrared heat-seeking missile jamming system for fixed-wing aircraft as an app
Sep 25, 2006 - 10:32 AM
The call comes as the FAA released its draft environmental impact statement on its airspace redesign–a project involving 31,000 sq mi, five states and 21 m
Sep 20, 2006 - 12:22 PM
Germany’s highest court last month voided a law adopted last year that allowed the military to shoot down hijacked civilian aircraft.
Sep 20, 2006 - 12:14 PM
Europe’s EC2320 requirement for full passenger and crew security screening could be extended to aircraft weighing as little as 2.7 tons (5,952 pounds), acc
Sep 19, 2006 - 8:46 AM
One of few companies that make aircraft intrusion-monitoring equipment, Securaplane claims to be the security system recommended most by OEMs and FBOs worl