Electronic devices larger than a smartphone were banned from carry-on luggage on flights from 10 airports in the Middle East and Africa back in March. The wait at baggage claim for the collection of checked laptops is also a "big negative", while handing over devices or using loaners may not be an option for some firms keen to safeguard sensitive information.
The DHS, however, is said to be mulling over expanding that laptop ban to include still unnamed European countries.
"There is a scheduled phone call later today with US Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly and a number of European ministers", Commission spokeswoman Anna-Kaisa Itkonen told a news briefing in Brussels.
But a DHS official said Wednesday that was not the case.
According to The Daily Beast, European security officials informed them that the move is expected to be announced on Thursday this week.
When the Trump administration announced the restrictions on flights from the Middle East in March, officials said they did not signal a credible, specific threat of an imminent attack.
One issue under discussion is how to ensure that lithium batteries in any large collection of devices stored in air plane holds do not explode in midair.
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The EU is seeking urgent talks with Washington over a possible USA ban on carry-on computers on European flights to the United States, an EU source said on Friday. European airport security measures are closely aligned with American measures, and US aviation security has had its own failures.
Combined, the four airlines account for almost 60% of all nonstop flights from Europe to the U.S.
The afternoon meeting included high level executives from Delta Air Lines Inc, United Airlines Inc, American Airlines Group Inc and trade group Airlines for America, the sources said.
Hololei declined to comment on the prospect of reciprocal action being taken by Europe should the laptop ban be extended. The New York Times, meanwhile, is reporting that the ban could be extended to all flights to the U.S. from Europe.
"We're trying to make sure that there is good coordination involving airports and airlines", said Robert O'Meara, a spokesman for ACI Europe.