All travellers from Europe could face a ban from taking laptops into the cabins on flights to US, in a measure similar to one already imposed on travellers from several Middle Eastern countries.

Passengers must stow their devices in checked-in baggage on flights from the affected airports in Egypt, Jordan, Kuwait, Morocco, Qatar, Turkey, Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates.

All are close US allies and none are covered by the Trump administration’s attempts to ban travellers from six ...

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