Airports in the Middle East have started the laptop ban on to the USA and the UK. Electronic larger than a smartphone must be checked in. The US ban has affected airlines from eight countries, while the UK ban applies to six . The ban is because digital devices can contain . Dubai's Emirates said was told to keep the ban in until October 14.
There has been reaction to the ban. Airlines had 96 to enforce it or lose their to fly to the US. They called it a "". Passengers may have to pay for the checks. Some governments wondered why the ban affects only Muslim- countries. A passenger from Qatar said: "It's a rule. I follow the . The bigger problem…is the no ." Another worried about her kids having no laptop on a flight.