Enhanced Security Measures Implemented on US Bound Flights
This year aviation security has been dominated by the US Electronics Travel Ban, which came to an end last July. As of Thursday, October 25, 2017, new security procedures have been implemented globally on all flights heading to the US. Airlines that fail to comply with the new security screening procedures fully will face a return of the electronics ban.
New Electronics Screening Procedures at Domestic US Airports
The TSA has announced that it will be implementing new screening procedures for electronic devices on domestic flights. This is not really surprising since the Department of Homeland Security DHS announced new security procedures on all flights to the US nearly a month ago.
Do New Security Measures Mean Electronics Ban Is Coming To An End?
It seems that the electronics ban might finally come to an end after 3 months, which will be a relief for those affected; even through airlines like Qatar and Emirates had come up with innovative ways to cope with it.
US Government to Implement Facial Recognition When Exiting the US
When you depart the US for an international trip, unlike most countries you don’t go through an exit immigration process, you simply leave the country. It looks like that might change, and honestly, we’re happy to see a standard already implemented across the world brought to the US.