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Almost Every Airline Has Banned the Year's Hottest Holiday Gift - TIME

If you're giving or getting a self-balancing scooter, or “hoverboard,” for the holidays this year, don't count on flying with it. Most major U.S. airlines have banned the devices over safety concerns regarding their electrical systems. Delta, United ...and more »

Delta Is Latest Airline to Ban Hoverboards Over Safety Concerns - TIME

Delta announced Thursday that it would ban hoverboards from flights, the latest airline to do so based on risks associated with the devices' lithium batteries. Delta says it made the decision to prohibit travelers from bringing hoverboards and all ...and more »

One of the Most Popular Tech Toys Is Getting Banned - Fortune

The escalating warnings about hoverboards are resonating with corporations, but they could actually increase consumer demand for the item this holiday seasons. All three of the U.S. major airlines (and many smaller ones) recently banned the self ...and more »

Hoverboards Put On No-Fly List, As Airlines Cite Fire Concerns - NPR

Citing a potential fire hazard, major U.S. airlines are banning hoverboards from their cabins and cargo holds. Announcing its ban, Delta acknowledged the toy's "presence on many gift lists this holiday season" but said safety comes first. The bans come ...and more »

More airlines ban hoverboards due to fire risk - CNBC

Hoverboards have seen a recent uptick in popularity, especially as a holiday gift for the techies in your life. But airline authorities are warning about packing them onto a flight this holiday season, and some carriers have even banned them outright.and more »

Delta, United, and American Airlines are the latest to ban 'hoverboards' - The Verge

The more popular 'hoverboards' get, the harder it is to get around on them. After widespread reports of the personal transportation devices' tendency to spontaneously combust, the three biggest airlines in the United States have now banned passengers ...and more »

Where can you ride your hoverboard? - MarketWatch

Hoverboards may be going the way of the selfie stick. The two-wheeled self-balancing devices have become incredibly popular among riders of all ages, but their tendency to spontaneously combust — like the hoverboard that caused a brief fire at a ...and more »

Top US airlines ban 'hoverboards' over fire concerns - BBC News

The three leading US airline groups have announced a ban on so-called hoverboards, saying their batteries present an unacceptable fire hazard. American, Delta and United airlines say the ban will apply to checked and carry-on luggage on all flights.and more »

American, United, Delta, British Airways all ban “hoverboards” - Ars Technica

American, United, and Delta banned the devices on Thursday out of concern that their lithium ion batteries could be a fire hazard on a flight. According to the Los Angeles Times, British Airways will also reject the self-balancing devices. In a ...and more »

Delta Air Lines bans hoverboards from flights after toys reported exploding - New York Daily News

Travelers will have to hoverboard home if they're planning on flying with Delta Air Lines. Delta has decided to put hoverboards on the no-fly list after reports of the self-balancing rides exploding. Advertisement. "Poorly labeled, powerful lithium-ion ...and more »