U.S. Bars Lithium Batteries As Cargo On Passenger Aircrafts

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Published on February 27, 2019 - Duration: 00:32s

U.S. Bars Lithium Batteries As Cargo On Passenger Aircrafts

The U.S. government said it is issuing new rules barring airlines from carrying potentially hazardous lithium-ion cells and batteries as cargo on passenger aircraft.

The U.S. Transportation Department’s Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration unveiled the new rules after Congress last year ordered the agency to complete them by early 2019.


U.S. Bars Lithium Batteries As Cargo On Passenger Aircrafts

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