Passengers will be capable of use laptops and tablets in plane cabins on flights from the King Khalid Worldwide Airport in Riyadh and King Abdulaziz Worldwide Airport in Jeddah ranging from Dec.21, the Common Authority for Civil Aviation (GACA) mentioned in a press release on its official Twitter account.
America and Britain carried out curbs on digital gadgets within the cabin in March on direct flights from Turkey, Lebanon, Jordan, Egypt, Tunisia and Saudi Arabia in response to unspecified safety threats.
America lifted its ban in July on passengers on Saudi Arabian airways carrying massive electronics on board flights sure for America.
(Reporting by Reem Shamseddine and Mohamed El Sherif; Modifying by Lisa Shumaker)
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