Macbook Pro Ban On Different Airlines You Must Know

Macbook Pro Ban On Different Airlines You Must Know

24/09/2019 0 By M Zaman

Apple is currently word’s leading gadget maker in the world. Macbook Pro is one of the most iconic Apple product. But, if you are considering to cross airport screening areas with the recalled version of Macbook Pro.

There are chances you are going to put yourself into a serious trouble. Also, authorities can deny entries for carrying this forbidden item with you.

However, different airlines has already has banned the item carrying on flights. While, some are partially with conditions and some are with full implementation.

Apple’s 15-inch Macbook Pro models manufactured between September 2015 and February 2017 are risk of overheating, swelling or igniting and fire safety risk. The company also announces a recall notice on its website.

Those risks are a serious concern for different airlines including many of the major airports.

According to Business Insider, The Federal Aviation Administration(FAA)bans certain version of Macbooks within the US territories.

The most recently recalled version of Macbook Pro is among them.

If you are considering to enter in US borders and airports with a gadget. It is now too difficult.

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It will also put you into a serious trouble. However, Business Insider provides useful information in relation to this issue.

Macbook Pro recall version ban on different airlines you must know

If you are consider to travel with the recalled version of Macbook Pro. Here are the list of different airlines position you must know before you travel.

United States

Interior views of DFW International Airport

Interior views of DFW International Airport (Image: DFW International Airport)

As all of the airports in USA are under FAA regulation. The FAA bans means you can’t carry the item under any circumstances.

European Union Aviation Safety Agency

European Union Aviation Safety Agency

European Union Aviation Safety Agency (Image: flyinginireland)

The European Union Aviation Safety Agency of the European Union will allow passengers to carry the item. But make sure that the item is switched off, not in use and not on charging. Passengers also need to inform cabin crews in the event of any hazardous situation.

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You can check the further instructions from here.

Emirates

Emirates Airbus A380 aircraft

Emirates Airbus A380 aircraft (Image: Emirates)

World’s leading airline Emirates forbids carrying the item with passengers. It also issues notice regarding this issue.

However, you will need to provide proofs you are carrying the item with a replacement battery. In that case, they will allow you to carrying the item.

Air Transat

An interior view of Air Transat flight

An interior view of Air Transat flight (Image: Air Transat)

Canadian airline Air Transat also forbids carrying item.

Thai Airways

Thai Airways flight on the sky

Thai Airways flight on the sky (Image: Thai Airways)

One if Asia’s leading airline Thai Airways also forbids carrying Macbook Pro. The Airline clarifies its position in an article.

Although, the airline has pre-checking requirement before carrying the item. Once it is successfully passes the test, a passenger can carry the item.

Etihad Airways

Etihad Airways flight on the ground

Etihad Airways flight on the ground (Image: Etihad Airways )

The United Arab Emirates (UAE) based airline also forbids carrying the item on checked luggage. But passengers can take the item on cabin luggage

Etihad announces the notice on this page.

Qantas

Australian passenger carrier Qantas

Australian passenger carrier Qantas (Image: Qantas)

Australia’s most successful airline Qantas partially prohibits the item.

You can carry the item only in your hand-bag. But, make sure it is turned off.

Virgin Australia

Virgin Australia is the leading operator in the region

Virgin Australia is the leading operator in the region (Image: Virgin)

With Virgin Australia you can only carry the item in your cabin luggage.

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