Go back to reading a book on a flight!
OK so for those who suffer withdrawal symptoms when they are without their trusty laptop or IPad - flying to certain places is going to be a bit of an issue!!
Britain and the US have banned laptops and tablet computers from the passenger compartment of flights from several Middle East and North African nations. A French civil aviation agency spokesman said France was considering whether to impose similar measures.
Britain said it would be banning “phones, laptops or tablets larger than a normal-sized mobile or smartphone” The United States said its ban applied to all electronic devices larger than an average-sized mobile phone, including game consoles.
How does it affect Australian passengers?
It is likely travellers boarding flights from an Australian airport to the US or UK which connect via the Middle East will have to pack electronic devices in their checked bags from Australia as there is no possibility to retrieve baggage while in transit.
Back to good old fashioned books to keep you occupied!
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