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I think this whole controversy should be filed under first-world problems!
Good analysis of how misguided (and potentially dangerous) the ban is. (Free log in required to read)
A new Homeland Security rule will ban electronics on flights from airports in Muslim-majority countries. Is this protectionism or prudence? Well, it’s complicated. My vote's on protectionism.
You'd think these dreamers would start small, but no, they want to enter the 150 seat market with their battery-powered airplane.
It might help if you bring your own pajamas and pillow along.
Do I still look dubious? I am still dubious.
An unhappy fact is that definitions of what factors constitute "happiness" vary.
Government policy and a shift westward have fed the staggering scale of China’s urban ambitions – 119 cities as big as Liverpool, and likely double that by 2025.
The Wright Brothers are alive and well - and living in rural China?
Costing $100,000, but definitely a bucket list activity that some will rush to experience.
March 27, 2017 is the 40th anniversary of the KLM-Pan Am disaster.
Virgin America flights will fly under one brand with Alaska Airlines, probably in 2019, but Alaska promises some Virgin "flair" will be retained.
Either genius, or fools and their money are soon parted.
"Roughing it" may now describe a campground with a slow internet connection.
A passenger on a previous flight had reported leaving the pet snake behind by mistake.
The ban tracks back to a laptop bombing out of Mogadishu last year, a U.S. official says.
And the old-mainline airlines wonder why the Gulf airlines are cleaning their clocks! Only thing BA's not cutting is their first-class fares.
The human drivers need to intervene more than once every mile. Looks like self driving (Uber) cars have a way to go.
But a nice problem to have.
Astonishing how slow everyone is to react.
Interestingly, the British ban affects more airlines than the US one, even including BA.
Parents may be reduced to reading books to their children.
U.S. and U.K. officials have cited worries over terrorism without naming specific threats. Continue to call me dubious.
It's part of their $800 million technology upgrade.
As this seems to be a fire, aim, ready policy, stay tuned as the policy evolves.
The United Kingdom has followed the U.S. in preventing passengers on flights from some countries in the Middle East and Africa from carrying devices such as laptops and tablets in the cabin.
Would be nice to know what countries are covered by this ban.
I'm not sure I'd agree with all of these.
Will this be a disaster of a mainline airline attempting a low-cost entrant like United's TED of yore?
Unfortunately typical government chicanery.