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Electronic Ban on Turkish Airlines US flights has ended as of Wednesday, July 5.

July 13, 2017 Aviation No Comments Email Email

The electronic ban concerning electronic devices that was implemented on US arrival flights since March 25th ended on Wednesday, July 5th. Turkish Airlines passengers traveling to New York John F. Kennedy International Airport from İstanbul Atatürk Airport have been able to carry their electronic devices since the 6:45 a.m. flight number TK-3, July 5th. 

After lifting the ban on this first flight, Chairman of the Board and the Executive Committee of Turkish Airlines Mr. M. İlker Aycı said, ‘‘During 102 days,  81,736 electronic devices were carefully collected from our passengers at gates by our staff and carried in overprotected baggage on 1,087 flights to the US. 75% of devices were laptops and tablets. 25% of devices consisted of  cameras, GPS devices and e-books. I would like to express my  gratitude to all my colleagues who carried out this operation with a sense of mission and sensibility.”

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