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UK officials follow US counterparts by banning electronics with no charge from boarding flights

UK officials follow US counterparts by banning electronics with no charge from boarding flights

John Callaham 150

The UK government's Department of Transport has now joined with the U.S. in requiring that passengers on some international flights coming in and out of the country must show that their electronic devices can be powered up, in an effort to improve security. The new notice from the department stated: In line with the US advice, passengers on some routes into and out of the UK may...

TSA will check to see if your device turns on for international, U.S.-bound flights

TSA will check to see if your device turns on for international, U.S.-bound flights

Chuong H Nguyen 360

As part of new security protocol at foreign airports, the United States Transportation Security Administration will require cell phones and select electronic devices to be fully charged with the ability to be powered on when going through security screening. The TSA says that devices that won't power on will not be allowed on flights headed to the U.S. The increased security measure...

A handy app for frequent flyers in the Middle East - 'Saudi Airports' comes to BlackBerry smartphones

A handy app for frequent flyers in the Middle East - 'Saudi Airports' comes to BlackBerry smartphones

James Richardson 6

Some news for you frequent flyers in Saudi Arabia - Eurisko Mobility, a developer of innovative and powerful mobile applications in the Middle East, has launched announced the "Saudi Airports" application which may well come in handy as Saudi Arabia is the the biggest economy in the Middle East with a lot of travellers flying in and out. Saudi Airports is an application that allows...

Need to plan a train journey in the UK? - You need the Rail Tickets app for BlackBerry Smartphones

Need to plan a train journey in the UK? - You need the Rail Tickets app for BlackBerry Smartphones

James Richardson 6

This app will only apply to you if you are in the UK I'm afraid. However, if you are here in Great Britain and you use the train from time to time the Rail Tickets app will come in rather handy. I have been into London twice this week and used the app to plan my journey from start to finish. As you will see in the video you can not only select your start and finish destinations but also...