Airlines are banning MacBooks from checked baggage, even non-recalled models

Aug 29, 2019 - Mashable

Two Australian airlines, Qantas and Virgin Australia, are cracking down on Apple MacBook Pro computers — even models that haven't been recalled.  

The ban comes after the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) reminded U.S. airlines in July 2019 that certain 15-inch MacBook Pro models, dating from 2015-2017, should not be allowed on flights. Apple itself recalled the affected models in June. 

And even though there was nothing really new about the FAA's statement, it appears t...