IATA releases guide for safely transporting lithium batteries

Credit: Courtesy, IATA
Lithium batteries are suspected to have played a role in three commercial freighter aircraft fires between 2006 and 2011, and the ongoing concern about transporting the batteries by air has led IATA to issue a 56-page guide to mitigating the risks. IATA’s “ Lithium Battery Risk Mitigation Guidance...

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