United States Banned MacBook Pro Laptops From Flights Over Fire Risks - TNBC USA

The United States FAA (Federal Aviation Administration) has restricted few models of Apple Inc’s MacBook Pro Laptops on flights, after the company has recalled selected units that had batteries posing risks of fire. 

On Monday, the spokesman of the agency said in an emailed statement that “the FAA is aware of the recalled batteries that are used in some Apple MacBook Pro laptops,” adding that it has “alerted airlines about the recall.”

In June, Apple has said that it would redesign a limited number of 15-inch MacBook Pro Units as their batteries were susceptible to overheating. MacBook Pro Units, which were sold between September 2015 and February 2017.

Apple didn’t immediately replied to sources’ request to comment over the issue. 

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