Transportation Security Administration

New TSA rule for screening electronics will apply at all U.S. airports

New TSA rule for screening electronics will apply at all U.S. airports

Responding to the possibility that terrorists may be able to hide explosives in electronic devices, the Transportation Security Administration is about to start new screening procedures for carry-on luggage at airports nationwide.

In the next few weeks, passengers traveling through every U.S. airport will be required to put all electronic devices larger than a cellphone in a separate bin during security screening.

“It is critical for TSA to constantly enhance and adjust security screening procedures to stay ahead of evolving threats and keep passengers safe,” the TSA’s acting administrator, Huban A. Gowadia, said in

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