Electronics ban: what you need to know about the new carry-on restrictions

Electronic devices larger than smartphones are banned from the cabins of non-stop flights to the US departing from 10 airports and must be checked in, the US Transportation Security Administration (TSA) announced Tuesday.

The impetus for the enhanced security measures is a trend by terrorist groups to target commercial aviation, according to a Department of Homeland Security (DHS) fact sheet on the ban. Terrorists have in the past smuggled explosives disguised in consumer goods, and the

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