Apple MacBook Pro in DGCAs nofly list

Apple MacBook Pro in DGCAs nofly list

first_imgNew Delhi: The civil aviation regulator here on Monday asked passengers not to carry a certain type of Apple’s MacBook Pro laptops due to safety concerns with the device.The Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) said a limited number of older generation 15-inch MacBook Pro laptops, sold primarily between September 2015 and February 2017, posed a safety risk due to fears about overheating of batteries. “Consequent upon the recall of a limited number of older generation 15-inch MacBook Pro laptops by Apple Inc (sold primarily between September 2015 and February 2017) due to fears that their batteries may overheat and pose a safety risk, DGCA requests all air passengers not to fly with the affected models either as hand-baggage or checked-in baggage until the battery has been verified or certified as safe or replaced by the manufacturer,” the DGCA tweeted. Also Read – India gets first tranche of Swiss bank a/c detailsThe issue of electronic devices getting overheated and emitting smoke could cause safety hazard on-board. On June 20, Apple announced a voluntary recall of a limited number of older generation 15-inch MacBook Pro units, which contained a battery “that may overheat and pose a safety risk. The units were sold primarily between September 2015 and February 2017 and can be identified by their product serial number.” The recall didn’t affect any other 15-inch MacBook Pro units or other Mac notebooks.last_img

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