Category: Currents

MNL (NAIA) to change Terminal Assignments for Airlines

Update: Well, it looks like The Department of Transportation – Philippines announced that the new airline reassignments are NOT yet final, per their Facebook page: I will do an updated post once we hear the final say from Philippine officials regarding the new terminal assignments. ______________________________________ If you are traveling to or from Manila, better

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US Electronics Ban is finally Over!

Within the last few weeks, the US Department of Homeland Security has been slowly lifting the ban on electronics devices being taken on board for US-bound flights on certain Middle Eastern and North African carriers. As of last week, the US has lifted the ban on 8 out of the original 9 carriers affected. This

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EgyptAir now exempt from US #ElectronicsBan

I’ve been following the development on the US electronics ban. As of yesterday, the US Department of Homeland Security lifted than ban on 7 out of the 9 Middle Eastern and North African carriers that were originally subjected to the electronics ban. The ban prevented passengers from bringing any electronic devices larger than a smartphone

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US Lifts Electronics Ban on Royal Jordanian, Kuwait Airways, and Royal Air Maroc

I went over the US and UK electronics ban here, and here. On a more recent post, I also talked about the US Electronics ban being lifted on Etihad, Emirates, Qatar Airways, and Turkish Airlines. You can read the post here. This is great news especially for business travelers. Yesterday, the US Department of Homeland

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US Electronics Ban lifted on Qatar Airways, Etihad, Emirates, and Turkish Airlines

Back in March, I posted that the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) was banning all electronic devices bigger than a smartphone onboard all flights from certain Middle Eastern and North African countries to the US. Electronics devices such as laptops, cameras, and tablets needed to be checked-in at the point of origin, or at the

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Gulf States and others cut ties with The State of Qatar

Bad news for Qatar and Qatar Airways. The following countries have decided to sever ties with the small gulf nation: Saudi Arabia United Arab Emirates (UAE) Egypt Libya Bahrain Yemen The Maldives Claims Saudi Arabia has accused Qatar of supporting Al Qaeda, ISIS, and Iranian terrorist groups, thus destabilizing the region. The Saudi Press Agency has released

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