There was anger and confusion at Sharm el-Sheikh airport as British tourists waited to return home. Flights from the airport have now resumed, but one British carrier says Egyptian authorities have not allowed all of its planned flights to take off.
The recent fatal knife attack on German nationals at a popular Egyptian resort is yet another setback for the country's troubled tourism sector. Industry officials have called for immediate action.
The Doha-based airline is the fourth to say it has been exempted from the US laptop ban after a tightening of security. Washington had put the restrictions in place to stop such devices being used in terror attacks.
After a plane carrying Russian holidaymakers crashed from the sky last month, tour operators rushed to evacuate tourists and suspended flights. Naomi Conrad reports from a town desperately hoping for a tourism revival.
US security officials say they won't impose a ban on notebook computers on flights from European country just yet. In March, restrictions were placed on travelers to the US from some Middle East countries.
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