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Airlines restrict smart bags over lithium-ion battery fire risk

Following an FAA recommendation that airlines ban some devices containing lithium-ion batteries from checked baggage that comes a crackdown on “smart bags” containing them. Delta and Alaska Airlines have both announced these bans and other major airlines have confirmed that they have similar plans in the pipeline. The move aims to protect aircraft from fires located in the cargo hold. … Continue reading

Source: https://www.slashgear.com/airlines-restrict-smart-bags-over-lithium-ion-battery-fire-risk-06511081/