Electronics Ban on RJ Flights to US Lifted

تم نشره في Sun 9 July / Jul 2017. 12:00 AM
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AMMAN — The electronic devices ban has been lifted for Royal Jordanian’s (RJ) flights from Amman’s Queen Alia International Airport to the US effective today July 9, 2017.

RJ President/CEO Stefan Pichler said: "Enhanced security measures are now implemented to meet the requirements of the US Department of Homeland Security’s new security guidelines for all US bound flights."

He added: "We are glad that our guests can now fly on-board RJ and use their electronic devices. We highly appreciate our passengers’ patience and understanding during the time of the ban."

On March 24 this year, passengers flying from Amman directly to the US were banned from carrying electronic and electrical devices in the aircraft cabin. The US imposed the ban on direct flights originating at 10 airports in eight countries: Egypt, Morocco, Jordan, the United Arab Emirates, Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, Qatar and Turkey.

RJ operates 16 weekly non-stop flights to three US cities: daily flights to each of Chicago and New York, and two weekly flights to Detroit.