The European Union has demanded urgent talks with the United States over a possible extension of a ban on passengers taking laptops into the cabins of commercial aircraft to include some European countries, reports Reuters. The Trump administration is considering extending the ban already applicable to flights originating from 10 airports including in the UAE, Saudi Arabia, Qatar and Turkey because of fears that a concealed bomb could be installed in electronic devices taken on to aircraft. Although no decision has yet been taken, any restrictions could hit major European carriers. Mark Jenkinson, director of bespoke air charter firm, Hunt

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