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 ...


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