A file photo shows a traveller walking past a pre-check site at New York’s LaGuardia Airport. The US and the UK have imposed sweeping bans on laptops and tablets in aircraft cabins for flights involving certain countries or airlines. Photo: AFP

Airline passenger safety must be a priority

The bans on laptops on certain flights imposed by the UK and the US are inconvenient, but this may be necessary when the terror threat is real

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A file photo shows a traveller walking past a pre-check site at New York’s LaGuardia Airport. The US and the UK have imposed sweeping bans on laptops and tablets in aircraft cabins for flights involving certain countries or airlines. Photo: AFP
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