This Apple’s Not Welcome at 35000ft

The aviation authorities of Vietnam and Hongkong have joined a growing number of other countries in banning some MacBook Pro products that have potential battery risks.

Apple has determined that, in a limited number of older generation 15-inch MacBook Pro units, the battery may overheat and pose a fire safety risk.

If you own a MacBook Pro 15 inch that was produced from September 2015 to February 2017 then you will be prohibited from taking it with you on your flight (Both carry-on or checked bag)

The ban applies at the following airports – HongKong, Hanoi, Ho Chi Minh City, Da Nang, Nha Trang

Restrictions already apply in USA, along with Quantas and Virgin Australia, Singapore and Thai Airlines.

You can check the site below to see if your product is eligible for recall:

Meanwhile Battery recall completed products can be checked in or carried on board.