The International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) Council in January will evaluate a slate of contentious proposals that could boost safety for passenger and cargo aircraft carrying lithium-ion batteries and cells—or not.  The recommendations, delivered by ICAO’s Dangerous Goods Panel (DGP) after a two-week meeting in October, will not include an outright ban on carrying rechargeable lithium-ion cells, as desired by the FAA, Airbus, Boeing and others. The group of 20 ...

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