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Airlines Banning Lithium Ion Batteries

Author: Ashley Magoon In recent days, the rising amount of lithium ion batteries is raising safety concerns among the airline industry. Lithium ion batteries are found widely in cell phones, laptops, and other devices in the passenger cabin, but are also shipped in bulk and other objects in the cargo hold, which is a growing hazard. According to the Associated Press, a test conducted by the FAA has highlighted some of the concerns involving the batteries. If the lithium ion…