Two Middle Eastern airlines are trying to make the most of United Airlines’ recent incident. Shortly after videos and pictures surfaced of a man being violently dragged off of a United Airlines flight, Royal Jordanian airlines attempted...Show More Summary
I sometimes wonder if Royal Jordanian hopes the electronics ban will continue. Now it wants you to submit a funny poem. For the carrier that trolled Donald Trump before he even won the election, now comes a new round of statecraft disgusted as social media satire. Show More Summary
Airlines are having some fun responding to the U.S. government’s ban on most electronic devices in the cabin aboard U.S.-bound flights from 10 airports in the Middle East and North Africa. Carriers such as Royal Jordanian began implementing the ban Friday after the federal government announced a new directive this week notifying the airports that…
Commentary: Royal Jordanian Airlines takes to Twitter to offer an amusing list of things to do if you don't have your laptop or tablet.
Royal Jordanian posted a five-line poem on its Twitter account, telling potential travelers: 'Every week a new ban. Travel to the U.S. since you can.'
Get ready for some serious social media sass.
CAIRO (AP) — The Latest developments related to the U.S. government move to bar passengers in eight Muslim-majority countries from bringing laptops and other electronics onboard direct flights to the United States (all times local):
What to do on a flight with no laptops? One of the affected airlines has, um, a few ideas. Via the Department of Homeland Security, the Trump White House just banned electronic devices bigger than a phone on specific flights originating...Show More Summary
No laptops, says U.S. government? No problem, says Royal Jordanian.
Emirates has arranged to let customers use electronics up until boarding. Royal Jordanian has become an airline of poets. Sadly their latest doesn't begin, "there once was a DHS Secretary from Nantucket.." Continue reading Latest Updates on the Inflight Electronics Ban...
Starting this week, anyone flying on Royal Jordanian’s routes to the United States from cities like Amman won’t be allowed to bring any electronic device bigger than a smartphone into the cabin. And Royal Jordanian is expressing its displeasure with some next-level subtweets. Read more...
Jordan's national airline has taken up rhyming to cheer up customers following the new U.S. aviation restrictions — and entice them to book flights before more rules are imposed. Royal … Click to Continue »
The ban affects carriers from 13 countries and takes effect this week. Only cellphones and medical devices are exempted.
The United States is giving nine airlines until Saturday morning to make sure that passengers on flights from 10 overseas airports aren't carrying any electronic devices larger than smartphones with them. Royal Jordanian EgyptAir Turkish...Show More Summary
To catch everyone up, yesterday Ben noted a Royal Jordanian announcement that electronic devices would be banned from passenger cabins on U.S.-bound flights effective March 21st. This was quickly followed by rumors that this wasn't just Royal Jordanian acting on a whim, but rather a new directive being issued by U.S. Show More Summary
The ban, announced by Royal Jordanian Airlines, applies to any electronic devices other than cell phones and medical devices. DHS is not commenting.
Several Middle Eastern and African airlines say they are temporarily banning laptops and other electronic devices on U.S. flights to comply with requests from U.S. officials. Royal Jordanian Airlines told its passengers via Twitter that it is banning electronic devices — laptops, tablets, cameras...
What a bizarre day... Earlier I posted about how Royal Jordanian announced that in-cabin electronics would would be banned on flights to/from the U.S. starting tomorrow, March 21, 2017. With the exception of cell phones, all electronics...Show More Summary
The ban, made public in a tweet from Royal Jordanian Airlines, includes laptops, tablets and other portable electronic devices.
Royal Jordanian airlines says the U.S. government is barring passengers on some of its flights from bringing laptops, iPads, cameras in carry-on luggage. Continue reading ? The post AP report: Some electronics to be banned on some US-bound flights appeared first on PBS NewsHour.