67437Re: This is gonna cause problems
- Jan 1, 2008Its not quite that simple. This article explains quite well and links to the FA rules:
So you can take lots of batteries as carry-on's, provided they are each below a certain
capacity, and are packaged properly.
This will be an inconvenience to some people. But as it is possible for lithium batteries to
explode, I would not want the job of deciding what a reasonble balance between safety
and convenience is.
--- In firstname.lastname@example.org, "Jake Ludington" <jake@...> wrote:
> > Lithium Batteries Banned From Checked Bags
> > <http://www.informationweek.com/news/showArticle.jhtml?articleID=205206
> > 086>
> > I was unable to find any exceptions, will keep looking. But holy
> First sentence of second paragraph:
> "Instead, passengers will be required to take loose batteries with them in
> carry-on baggage, packed in plastic bags."
> Which basically makes this a non event. :)
> Jake Ludington
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