FAA bans MacBook Pros with recalled batteries from flying

 

Your laptop might be grounded. The Federal Aviation Administration is banning some MacBook Pro models from being brought on flights, according to a report from Bloomberg. The affected models, which have already been recalled by Apple, suffer from an issue that makes their batteries a fire risk.

 

While the restrictions haven't been made public, an internal memo obtained by Bloomberg indicated that four major airlines are barring affected MacBook Pros from being brought onto aircrafts. TUI Group Airlines, Thomas Cook Airlines, Air Italy and Air Transat all four of which have their cargo operations managed by Total Cargo E

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