Qatar Airways has joined the list of airlines to be exempted from the United States laptop ban list. The airline confirmed in an official statement that all personal electronic devices are allowed on board.
“Qatar Airways is pleased to confirm that with immediate effect, all personal electronic devices can be carried on board all departures from Hamad International Airport, Doha, to destinations in the United States,- the statement read”
Qatar’s national carrier said it met all requirements of the US Department of Homeland Security’s new security guidelines but did not disclose specifics about what it did to appease US officials.
“Qatar Airways and Hamad International Airport have met with all requirements of the US Department of Homeland Security’s new security guidelines and we would like to express our thanks to the US and local authorities for their support during this process.
We would also like to thank our loyal passengers for their understanding and patience while the ban has been in place.”