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Legal Update

United States, United Kingdom Announce Airline Electronics Bans

24 March 2017
Mayer Brown Legal Update
The US Department of Homeland Security announced on Monday, March 20, 2017, that a new ban on certain types of electronics on international inbound flights to the United States would go into effect at 3 a.m. EST on Tuesday, March 21. On Tuesday, the British government announced an electronics ban as well. This Legal Update provides details on both bans.


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