The newly announced ban on electronic devices, which the U.S. Department of Homeland Security announced Monday, confused travelers, especially after it was followed up by an announcement from Britain on Tuesday about a similar ban.
Homeland Security said the changes were necessary for added security and to thwart potential terrorist attacks on commercial airlines.
Here are six things you need to know to navigate the ban.
1. The U.S. ban does not apply if you’re on a flight within the United States.
2. The U.S. ban does apply to flights flying to the U.S. from 10 international airports in...