UK Widens Ban On Dead Mobile Devices On Flights

Acting on intelligence reports that terrorists have created new explosives that might be able to pass through current security checks the U.S. has now made it mandatory for passengers to demonstrate that any and all electronic devices they’re carrying on board are able to turn on. If the devices run out of charge or simply do not turn on the passengers will not be allowed to take them on board. The UK has followed suit as well with the Department of Transport announcing that passengers on flights in and out of the UK will have to show that their devices have enough charge to turn on.The UK’s Department of Transport says that this policy will be applied to passengers “on some routes both to and from the UK.” For security reasons it has not revealed the routes on which the policy is going to be strictly enforced, but The Telegraph believes that routes in Middle East and part of Asia are most likely to be affected.At first British Airways said that passengers on these routes will not be

UK Widens Ban On Dead Mobile Devices On Flights

 The UK government has issued new aviation security guidelines warning that passengers traveling by plane to or from the UK might now face checks on any electronic devices they are carrying ...

Wed 9 Jul 14 from TechCrunch

UK joins US in banning uncharged gadgets from some flights

The UK's Department for Transport says passengers on some journeys will have to prove their devices are powered up, "or face not being allowed to bring the device onto the aircraft."

Wed 9 Jul 14 from CNET

UK To Stop Passengers From Boarding With Uncharged Devices As Well

Acting on intelligence reports that terrorists have created new explosives that might be able to pass through current security checks the U.S. has now made it mandatory for passengers to demonstrate ...

Wed 9 Jul 14 from Ubergizmo

Heathrow gives charged gadget advice

Heathrow tells travellers to the US they must charge any electronic devices carried as hand luggage before arriving at security.

Mon 7 Jul 14 from BBC Technology

Uncharged gadgets won't be allowed on flights to the US

If you are intending on traveling to the US in the near future, ensure that your gadgets are charged before heading to the airport. If they aren’t, you may end up being forced […]

Mon 7 Jul 14 from Geek.com

VIDEO: Electronics targeted in airport checks

US transport officials order greater screening of electronic devices at some airports as part of increased security measures.

Mon 7 Jul 14 from BBC Technology

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