Visible narrow laptop can go in hand luggage to USA

Visible narrow laptop can go in hand luggage to USA

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Travelers to the usa are laptops that are visible open – for example, because there are screws missing – do not carry in your hand luggage.

That is to say, KLM and amsterdam Schiphol airport on Friday opposite Tweakers. The new rule applies to all devices larger than a smartphone and last week entered.

Have security personnel at the security checkpoint, the presumption that the device has been open in a way that in normal use is not possible, then is this passed on to the airline. “Who should determine what is going to happen,” said Hans van Kastel, a spokesman for Schiphol airport, opposite Tweakers.

There are already some incidents passengers in the trunk of the plane were stopped. They were the plane not boarding due to damage or a missing screw on the electronics. Details about the rules, however, were not communicated to customers. Passengers were, therefore, unexpectedly, with the strict enforcement.


The line is probably required by the American Transportation Security Agency. It would be the concrete impact of the measures taken by the TSA at the end of June announced. There were indications that terrorists are laptops with bombs to pass through customs and trying to get.

The laptops should still be in the hold baggage. According to some experts, it is a bad idea to use laptops to carry, because of exploding batteries burning can cause that the cabin crew cannot extinguish the fire.

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