Recently a person asked Lufthansa on Twitter whether Apple AirTag is banned in checked baggage, to which the airline replied that Active AirTag comes under the ‘dangerous’ category, so the airline is banning it and It needs to be closed. However, now the company has clarified on this. Airways Magazine’s Accordingthe company has clarified that it has not banned AirTags from its flights.
A Lufthansa spokesperson told the magazine that there are no restrictions on airtags. The company has also clarified that ICOA guidelines remain on such devices, but it has nothing to do with Lufthansa or any other airline.” Lufthansa had earlier said that ICOA (International Civil Aviation Organization) guidelines Stated that objects with a transmission function should be deactivated during a flight.
The guidelines ICOA has for electronic devices are mainly limited to devices with lithium-ion batteries. On the other hand, the AirTag includes a CR2032 battery, which is also found in traditional watches.
AirTag is a useful device for tracking luggage during a flight, as it is often seen that many times in the airport, people’s luggage is either lost, or exchanged with other passengers. In such a situation, the user can track his luggage.