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So it looks like the so-called “laptop ban” may come to an end – which for anyone concerned about all those lithium batteries flying in the belly, or those worried about unfair competition, is a good thing. Nothing comes for free however, and the US in typical fashion is asking for new security requirements on all flights coming in – immediately in some cases. Those airports or airlines which fail to act in time could face some pretty draconian measures: including a new ban on electronic devices or even a suspension of flights to the US. IATA, while welcoming the end to the ban, has also noted that the “aggressive implementation timeline” of the DHS requirements will “be challenging”. ATW has the story.

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