The information that the intelligence agencies failed to prevent the explosion on Board the aircraft bomb disguised as an iPad, has forced the authorities of the US and the UK to introduce a ban on the transportation of electronics on flights from number of countries in Africa and the Middle East.
In the US and UK came into force a ban on the carriage in the cabin of tablet computers, laptops, game consoles and other gadgets that exceed the size of a mobile phone. According to the Guardian, the authorities have limited transportation in the aircraft of electronic devices due to the fact that the security services uncovered a terrorist plot to plant explosives in the fake Apple tablet.
Earlier it was reported that the restrictions introduced on flights of several airlines from Egypt, Lebanon, Jordan. Under the new rules, all the gadgets will have to take Luggage. USA have forbidden to carry computers on Board aircraft departing from larger airports in Turkey, Egypt, Jordan, Qatar, Kuwait, Morocco, UAE, Saudi Arabia.
According to the publication, the ban was influenced by a combination of factors. One of them is the information that the intelligence agencies failed to prevent a terrorist attack on Board the plane. The attackers tried to get the bomb in the fake iPad, which was indistinguishable from the present device.
The ban on the carriage of electronic devices in hand Luggage on aircraft larger smartphones will come into force this week. Also lists the airlines flying to these countries – British Airways, EasyJet, Jet2, Monarch, Thomas Cook and Thomson and eight foreign carriers.