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UK airport passengers advised to charge electronic devices

All air passengers flying into or out of UK airports have been advised to make sure electronic devices in their hand luggage are charged before they travel. The Department for Transport issued the updated guidance "in line with the US advice".

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BA: Passengers can have 'uncharged' devices posted

British Airways says passengers can have their devices posted to them. Credit: PA

British Airways has updated its guidance on broken or "uncharged" electronic devices, and now says customers can have them posted to an address of their choosing in order to fly.

Previously, BA had warned that customers found in possession of a device that would not turn on would be forced to miss their flight.

The airline now says that passengers can rebook if they wish to carry the device in their hand luggage, or have it either posted or ready to collect on their return.

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