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Turkish Airlines ends electronic ban

The electronic ban concerning electronic devices that was implemented on US arrival flights has ended for Turkish Airlines passengers.

Travelling to New York John F Kennedy International Airport from İstanbul Atatürk Airport will now be easy with electronic devices.

Chairman of the Board and Executive Committee of Turkish Airlines, 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. Of these, 75% of devices were laptops and tablets while 25% consisted of cameras, GPS devices and kindles.”