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  • Air traffic control congestion relief

    CNBC's Phil LeBeau takes a look at how a new air traffic control system could improve the flying experience for travelers.

  • ANKARA, Turkey— Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan called on the United States and Britain on Thursday to drop what he said were "exaggerated" new aviation restrictions imposed on flights from some airports, including Istanbul. Erdogan said he discussed the ban in a telephone call with British Prime Minister Theresa May, while Turkey's foreign minister...

  • DUBAI, March 23- A ban on most carry-on electronics on flights to the United States will not significantly affect passenger numbers at Dubai International, where flights depart to 12 U.S. cities daily, the airport's chief executive said on Thursday. Dubai International, the world's busiest international airport, is targeting 89 million passengers this year.

  • *Britain follows U.S. lead, citing security concerns. WASHINGTON/ LONDON March 21- The United States and Britain on Tuesday imposed restrictions on carry-on electronic devices on planes coming from certain airports in Muslim-majority countries in the Middle East and North Africa in response to unspecified security threats. President Donald Trump was...

  • NEW YORK— The U.S. and Britain, citing concerns about terrorist attacks, are not allowing passengers on some flights from mostly Middle Eastern and North African countries to bring laptops, tablets and certain other devices on board with them in their carry-on bags. The U.S. ban applies to nonstop U.S.-bound flights from 10 international airports in Amman,...

  • WASHINGTON, March 21- U.S. restrictions on what electronic devices passengers can carry aboard airline flights from certain airports in the Middle East and North Africa will be in place for the "foreseeable future," a U.S. government official said.

  • RESTRICTIONS ON ELECTRONIC DEVICES ON AIRPLANES FLYING FROM CERTAIN AIRPORTS IN THE MIDDLE EAST, NORTH AFRICA WILL BE IN PLACE FOR THE FORESEEABLE FUTURE- U.S.

  • *Britain follows U.S. lead following security concerns. WASHINGTON/ LONDON March 21- The United States and Britain on Tuesday imposed restrictions on carry-on electronic devices on planes coming from certain airports in Muslim-majority countries in the Middle East and North Africa in response to unspecified security threats. President Donald Trump was...

  • DALLAS— A new security measure banning many electronic devices on flights from 10 mostly Muslim countries is leading travelers to reconsider their plans to fly through some airports in the Middle East and Africa. Paula Berger, an energy-company manager, and a co-worker have tickets to fly from the U.S. through Dubai to Hyderabad, India, where her company has an...

  • WASHINGTON/ LONDON March 21- The United States and Britain on Tuesday imposed restrictions on carry-on electronic devices on planes coming from certain airports in Muslim-majority countries in the Middle East and North Africa in response to unspecified security threats. Britain took similar steps, with a spokesman for Prime Minister Theresa May saying...

  • Bethune on electronics ban: Officals trying to make rational rules

    Discussing the carry-on restrictions for electronics on flights from the Middle East with Gordon Bethune, former Continental Airlines chairman & CEO and CNBC contributor.

  • UNITED KINGDOM EXPECTED TO ISSUE RESTRICTIONS SIMILAR TO NEW U.S.

  • Former TSA Head: Electronics ban 'as precise as possible'

    Former TSA Administrator John Pistole discusses the impact of the ban on electronics on some U.S.-bound flights from the Middle East.

  • WASHINGTON March 21- The Trump administration on Tuesday imposed restrictions on carry-on electronic devices on planes coming to the United States from 10 airports in Muslim-majority countries in the Middle East and North Africa in response to unspecified terrorism threats. The airports are in Cairo; Istanbul; Kuwait City; Doha, Qatar; Casablanca, Morocco;...

  • WASHINGTON, March 21- The Trump administration on Tuesday imposed restrictions on carry-on electronic devices on planes coming to the United States from 10 airports in Muslim-majority countries in the Middle East and North Africa in response to unspecified terrorism threats. The airports are in Cairo; Istanbul; Kuwait City; Doha, Qatar; Casablanca, Morocco;...

  • DUBAI, March 21- New restrictions on passengers carrying electronics on U.S. flights will be in place for nearly seven months, an Emirates spokeswoman said on Tuesday. The Department of Homeland Security will require passengers travelling from 10 Middle East airports, including Emirates' Dubai hub, to stow electronic devices larger than a mobile phone with...

  • WASHINGTON, March 21- The Trump administration confirmed Tuesday it is imposing new restrictions on electronic devices carried by travelers coming to the United States from 10 airports mainly in the Middle East and North Africa in response to unspecified terror threats. The Department of Homeland Security will require passengers coming to the United...

  • A separate government official confirmed an Associated Press report that the ban will affect 10 airports in eight countries in the Middle East and North Africa. Reuters reported earlier the ban would include airlines based in Jordan and Saudi Arabia. CNN, citing an unnamed U.S. official, said the ban on electronics on certain airlines was related to al Qaeda in...

  • A separate government official confirmed an Associated Press report that the ban will affect 10 airports in eight countries in the Middle East and North Africa. Reuters reported earlier the ban would include airlines based in Jordan and Saudi Arabia. CNN, citing an unnamed U.S. official, said the ban on electronics on certain airlines was related to al Qaeda in...

  • DUBAI, March 21- Emirates Airline and Etihad Airways have not been advised of any new restrictions on carrying electronic devices on U.S. flights, the Middle East airlines said on Tuesday. A separate government official confirmed an Associated Press report that the ban will affect 10 airports in eight countries in the Middle East and North Africa.