Qatar Airways offers business passengers laptop loans after US tech ban


Qatar Airways today announced that it intends to offer a free laptop rental service to any business class passenger traveling on a US-bound flight. The move comes after American authorities banned passengers flying on certain airlines from specific destinations from carrying any electronic device larger than a smartphone in their hand luggage. The United Kingdom instituted their own ban shortly afterwards, although the British one doesn’t affect passengers flying on Qatar Airways. The laptops will be available to all Business Class passengers flying to the United States. It’s not clear what software will come pre-installed, or indeed, what laptops the…

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