The ban on inflight use of large electronics announced this week by the U.S. and UK could have a chilling effect on the business travel over Middle East hubs, and could shift lucrative traffic to European carriers, analysts said. This ban is unlike the ban on liquids over 100 ml (3 oz.) adopted in 2006, analysts said, because business travelers are expected to work on long-haul flights, and financial and technology firms have restrictions against employees carrying laptop computers in ...

THIS CONTENT REQUIRES SUBSCRIPTION ACCESS

You must have an Aviation Week Intelligence Network (AWIN) account or subscribe to this Market Briefing to access "Electronics Bans Could Shift Traffic From Gulf Carriers".

 

Current Aviation Week Intelligence Network (AWIN) enterprise and individual members: please go to http://awin.aviationweek.com for access.

 

Not currently a subscriber? Click on the "Learn More" button below to view subscription offers.

Already registered? here.