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Now, Qatar says its passengers are exempted from US laptop ban

Qatar Airways is the fourth airline on whom the restrictions have been eased by the US

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

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Passengers on Airways to the can now carry laptops and other on board with the authorities lifting the restrictions on the Doha-based airline.

Airways is the fourth airline on whom the restrictions have been eased by the During this week, the curbs on Emirates, Etihad Airways and Turkish Airlines were lifted.

In May, the US had banned large like laptops and as cabin baggage on US-bound planes from 10 foreign destinations, mostly in Muslim-majority countries.

Airways today said all personal can be carried on board all departures from Doha's Hamad Airport to destinations in the US.

"and Hamad Airport have met with all requirements of the US Department of Homeland Security's new security guidelines," it said in a statement.

Passengers travelling to the US from 10 airports, were barred in March from carrying large electronic devices as cabin baggage. The airports included those at Doha, and

On Wednesday, Emirates said the electronics ban has been lifted on its from Airport to the USA.

"... If you are travelling to the US from Istanbul's Ataturk Airport, you can carry all your electronic devices on board," Turkish Airlines said on Wednesday.

Earlier this week, Abu Dhabi-based Etihad Airways said passengers on its to the US from Abu Dhabi airport can carry electronic devices on board.

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First Published: Thu, July 06 2017. 14:23 IST