In this episode of “Hamro Ganthan” we discuss about the recent ban on Electronic Devices other than smart phones on all flights from 10 airports in eight Muslim-majority countries to the US/UK.

How does it affect Nepalese who uses these routes?
Will It Also affect the connecting flights?
Questions like these have confused many Nepalese, therefore we decided to give our opinion on this video.

Airports Affected if you are flying to the US:

-Queen Alia International, Amman, Jordan
-Cairo International Airport, Egypt
-Ataturk Airport, Istanbul, Turkey
-King Abdulaziz International, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
-King Khalid International, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
-Kuwait International Airport
-Mohammed V International, Casablanca, Morocco
-Hamad International, Doha, Qatar
-Dubai International, United Arab Emirates
-Abu Dhabi International, United Arab Emirates

Airports Affected if you are flying to UK:
– Lebanon
– Jordan
– Egypt
– Tunisia
– Saudi Arabia

Which Items are Affected?
-Portable DVD players
-Electronic game units larger than a smartphone
-Travel printers/scanners
You can also check at BBC website at

How About Connecting Flights?
Yes it does affect even if you are connecting flights in one of the above mentioned airports and flying to the US/UK

You can also check Emirates Airline’s website for Cabin luggage restrictions to the United States at

Alternative Explanation at

“Emirates Airlines is introducing a service that will allow passengers to use their laptops and tablets until it’s time to board their US-bound flights instead of checking them with their luggage.”


We recommend you to call the airline directly just to make sure before traveling.

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