The US and the EU decided not to ban the carrying of gadgets on flights from Europe to America
Moscow. May 18. INTERFAX.RU Washington and Brussels have rejected the idea to ban the carriage in hand baggage of personal and tablet computers on flights from Europe to the United States, said on Thursday the British television and radio Corporation “bi-Bi-si”.
A decision at the meeting in Brussels was attended by experts and representatives of the United States and the European Union.
On the basis of consultations it is noted that for the purposes of aviation security are considered other measures, but what the report does not say, said the channel.
Earlier, the US government imposed restrictions on the carriage of electronic devices in hand Luggage in connection with the terrorist threat. The ban applies to flights to the US from ten international airports including Cairo, Amman, Kuwait city, Casablanca, Doha, Istanbul, Abu Dhabi and the airports of Saudi Arabia (Riyadh and Jeddah) and the UAE (Abu Dhabi and Dubai). In addition, the UK authorities also announced the decision to introduce such restrictions on flights to the United Kingdom, adopted in coordination with the US administration. In the USA the ban came into force on 21 March.
The ban includes all electronic devices, including electronic books, tablet computers, laptops, photo and video cameras. With the exception of mobile phones and medical devices.