IATA put limits on devices with lithium-ion batteries

IATA put limits on devices with lithium-ion batteries

The International Air Transport Association (IATA), the trade association for the world’s airlines, is to impose limits on the number of portable electronic devices (PED’s) passengers can carry on aircraft.

Measures have been introduced in the latest IATA Dangerous Goods Regulations (DGR) to reduce the risk caused by carrying lithium batteries. If the batteries overheat, they carry a fire risk.

Coming into force on January 1, 2018, changes to the regulations will restrict passengers and crew from travelling with more than 15 PEDs, and to a maximum of 20 spare batteries.

For further information from IATA please click on the link here.

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About Global Logistics Management Established in 1996 and based near London’s Heathrow Airport, GLM provide a range of tailored logistics services for the marketing departments of leading brands, sports sponsorship agencies and event management businesses. Our clients include Shell, Diageo, McLaren Group, Mercedes F1 and other sports marketing agencies and sponsors. GLM operates a worldwide partner network and is an IATA registered forwarder with ISO 9001:2008 and ISO 14001 accreditation.
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