IATA calls for stricter regulation on lithium batteries

Regulations surrounding the carriage of lithium batteries —which have been implicated in several fires on board airliners—must be more strictly enforced, IATA and battery manufacturers said Aug. 15. Significant financial penalties and even prison sentences should be imposed on those flouting the...

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