FAA: Don't pack lithium batteries in your checked bag

FAA: Don't pack lithium batteries in your checked bag

In case you’ve been packing additional lithium batteries in your checked bag earlier than a flight, you may need to keep away from doing so sooner or later. The FAA warns that storing these batteries in baggage that’ll journey within the cargo maintain can “current a danger of each igniting and fueling fires.” The company needs airways to ban the apply and to remind vacationers at verify-in to not stow extras in a checked suitcase. Nervous about operating out of juice for that toothbrush or level-and-shoot digital camera? You may need to wait till you land to select up extra batteries.

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