The U.S. DHS has threatened to ban airlines flying into the country
WASHINGTON, June 30 — RIA Novosti. Airlines that do not meet the new security measures the United States may be fined or lose authorization to perform flights to the country, reports Reuters with reference to representatives of the Ministry of internal security of the United States.
Earlier on Wednesday, USA announced the introduction of new security measures concerning foreign passenger planes flying into the country from abroad. Measures apply to all foreign carriers operating in the United States.
As explained by the Department of homeland security, enhanced measures to check passengers and their personal electronic devices for explosives will affect 180 airlines and more than two thousand flights arriving in the United States every day of the 280 airports in 105 countries.