I am off to SIN in November flying KLM.
Looks like camera equipment and laptops will be allowed on board but will face a hand search. I am not sure if I will be able to board with my Lowepro Mini Trekker as it may look like being on the 'big' side.
It's easy for me to do, so I will probably, nearer the time, go out to the airport and pack up my Mini Trekker and visit the ticket desk/check in desk and ask their opinion on my hand luggage. If it's a no, I will have to make other plans like getting extra insurance to cover the camera and a 'safe' container for when it goes in the hold.
If all this action is needed to ensure safety for passengers, I am all for it.
Let's hope it puts and end to all those stupid passengers who demand that their 'pull-wheelie' mini suitcases' are taken as hand baggage. It takes only one of these things to fill up an overhead locker..........and they insist they cram it in on top of other peoples baggage.
Last trip to Singapore I overflew Afghanistan on my return. Looks like this route will be changed.
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Photo © Gary Watt
Safe flying everyone.