The U.S. Transportation Security Administration have made some changes that could affect your check-in time at the airport. Interviews.
All incoming flights to the United States will be subject to new security screening procedures. This goes for both American citizens and foreigners.
What airlines are involved? Air France, Cathay Pacific, EgyptAir, Emirates and Lufthansa said they would start the new security interviews starting Thursday. Passengers will be subject to pre-screening security measures and interviews.
These changes come after the Trump administration set a laptop band and travel bans.
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