Safety Warnings about possible fire hazard. Please read

Safety Warnings about possible fire hazard. Please read-

Safety Warnings about possible fire hazard. Please read-

Check with your airlines if flying with new Mac Book Pro. Emirates has also put out warnings. Once 1 does it, all airlines will most likely. Call your airline directly if you have questions about this. We have not been informed what they are looking for in way of upgraded batteries.

Important Announcement From Garuda Airlines Indonesia

We need to make all of our guests aware of an important announcement by Garuda Airlines which may be relevant to you effective immediately.

MAC BOOK PRO (Retina 15-inch) are now prohibited from being taken on-board any Garuda Indonesia flights. Please see official announcement below for specific information.

If you do have this laptop (purchased between the stated dates) we would suggest that to avoid having it confiscated you leave it at home and you bring a large external hard drive plus plenty of SD memory storage cards. We can back up your photos for you using a computer on-board.

We appreciate that this is not ideal as you will not be able to do any photo editing on-board but it is a situation out of our control….

GARUDA INDONESIA PROHIBITED PASSENGERS BRING LAPTOP MACBOOK PRO (15-INCH) INTO AIRCRAFT FOR SAFETY

Tangerang, August 29, 2019 – In connection with the policy of withdrawal of MacBook Pro (Retina 15-Inch) products by Apple, the national airline of Garuda Indonesia issued a ban for passengers to bring the product into the aircraft both in the cabin, luggage and cargo services as a form of anticipation and safety management on Garuda Indonesia flight services.

The policy is in line with regulations issued by the European Union Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) as well as regulations from the IATA Dangerous Goods Regulations (Special Provisions A154) related to a ban on carrying MacBook Pro (Retina 15-Inch) following the discovery of problems with laptop batteries in Apple products. which has the potential to cause interference with aspects of aviation safety.

The ban on carrying MacBook devices is intended for certain series (serial numbers) that were sold in the period September 2015 and February 2017. For more information on detailed product specifications that are prohibited from entering the aircraft, please visit https://support.apple.com/ en-sg / 15-inch-macbook-pro-battery-recall.

Garuda Indonesia will continue to coordinate with regulators and other stakeholders to follow up on the ban on carrying the laptop device until further development.

PT. GARUDA INDONESIA (PERSERO) TBK
VP CORPORATE SECRETARY
M. IKHSAN ROSAN