Consumer & Gadgets

Using laptops and similar devices safely on aircraft

The number of incidents involving damaged electronic devices on board aircraft has increased in recent years. Most of these are caused by lithium-ion batteries, which are found in laptops and other portable electronic devices.

Consumer & Gadgets

Cellphone catches fire on Alaska Airlines jet upon landing

The cellphone of a passenger on an Alaska Airlines jet caught fire after the plane landed at the Seattleā€“Tacoma International Airport, forcing the crew to deploy evacuation slides to get everyone off, the carrier said Tuesday.

Business

Southwest Airlines CEO says it's safe to fly again

The CEO of Southwest Airlines, one of the largest US air companies, insisted Sunday that travelers could again fly in safety and added that air traffic, nearly paralyzed by the coronavirus pandemic, was gradually reviving.

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