WASHINGTON D.C. - Security just got tighter for international flights bound for the US.
Homeland Security Secretary, John Kelly announced an updated set of security measures focused on deterring terrorists from smuggling explosives on laptops.
Updated protocols include enhanced screening of passengers and their electronic devices, as well as "seen and unseen" security around the aircraft and inside the airport.
Airlines have 21-days to put in place increased explosive screening and 120-days to comply with other security measures.
The move is aimed at preventing an expansion of the current ban on laptops on flights originating from the Middle East or North Africa.
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