Emirates offers ingenious workaround to the laptop ban
Airlines are getting creative following the new ban on electronic devices on flights into the U.S. from certain Middle Eastern and African airports.
Emirates, one of those affected with flights coming in from Dubai, announced Thursday a service for laptop-using travelers who want to use their banned device to actually get some work done.
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The new service lets passengers use their laptops and tablets until right before they board. That means time at the gate won’t be wasted with your computer long gone in checked baggage. Then, when it’s time to board,