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US airlines to ban smart bags with non-removable batteries

From January 15, 2018, American Airlines’ passengers traveling with battery-powered luggage must be able to remove the battery in case the bag has to be checked. If the battery cannot be removed, the bag will not be allowed. The carrier announced its new policy on December 1, 2017, as part of its “safety management and […]

US airlines to carry 51M passengers over holiday period – A4A

The industry trade organization Airlines for America forecasts that 51 million passengers are expected to fly globally on US airlines over the 21-day winter holiday travel period from December 15, 2017, until January 4, 2018, which indicates a 3.5% increase over the 49.3 million travellers estimated to have flown over the same period in 2016-2017. […]