11:45PM Tuesday 13 August
* FAA says some MacBook Pros are unsafe on airplanes • Apple recently recalled certain laptops over battery fire risk The Federal Aviation Administration today banned people from bringing recalled MacBook Pros onto flights and carriers in Europe. Read More »
5 Days Ago Late today a report is claiming that the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has banned certain models of Apple's MacBook Pro laptops on flights, after the company recalled select units which had batteries posing fire risks.
4 Days Ago Apple announced a recall program a few weeks ago for a limited number of 15-inch MacBook Pro laptops with batteries that might overheat and pose a fire risk.
5 Days Ago The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration recently notified major airlines of Apple's recall of certain MacBook Pro models, effectively banning the impacted laptops from passenger and cargo planes as they pose a potential fire hazard.
4 Days Ago MacBook Pros subject to Apple's June recall are banned from US flights.
5 Days Ago This might seem like common sense: if your 2015 MacBook Pro with Retina Display is a fire risk, you can’t bring it on an airplane. But Bloomberg is reporting that the FAA is taking the extra step of explicitly banning select recalled MacBook Pros from being brought aboard as cargo or carry-ons — seemingly singling out these devices like it did with the infamous Samsung Galaxy Note 7 phone.
5 Days Ago Following a recall initiated by Apple, the Federal Aviation Administration has banned mid-2015 15-inch MacBook Pro models with faulty batteries from flights, reports Bloomberg. Apple in June announced a voluntary recall and replacement program for 15-inch MacBook Pro models sold between September 2015 and February 2017 as these models may contain batteries that can overheat and pose a fire safety risk.
5 Days Ago Responding to Apple's move to recall some specific models of 15-inch MacBook Pro, the FAA has banned select models from flights, due to their batteries
5 Days Ago The Federal Aviation Administration has announced that it is banning select MacBook Pros from flights in the U.S., reports Bloomberg. The MacBook Pros banned on flights include 15-inch models sold between September 2015 and February 2017.
4 Days Ago On Tuesday, the Federal Aviation Administration officially banned select MacBook Pros from U.S. flights. This news comes months after Apple voluntarily recalled some laptops for overheated batteries that posed fire risks.