Qatar Airways has joined Emirates, Turkish and Etihad to announce that they are now free from the United States electronics ban for US-bound flights. The also noted that the order is taking effect immediately. What this implies is that passengers travelling to the United States via Qatar Airways can come into the cabin with their laptops, tablets, cameras, noise-cancelling headphones, etc.
Important update on carrying personal electronic items on flights to the U.S.A. Please visit https://t.co/tOPhlj6TiQ for more details.
— Qatar Airways (@qatarairways) July 6, 2017
Qatar Airways is now the fourth airlines to announce that they are now free from the US electronic ban. Emirates, Turkish and Etihad are the airlines that are no longer subjected to the electronic ban.
The remaining airlines affected by the US electronic ban are EgyptAir, Kuwait Airways, Royal Jordanian, Royal Air Maroc, and Saudia. Rumour has it that the ban may be lifted on Saudia by July 19, 2017, though the information is not concrete.