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Portable Electronic Devices (PEDS)

Refer to Clause 10.5 (Lithium Batteries) in the Airlink Conditions of Carriage 

To minimize the risk of PED’s interfering with the aircraft systems, the carrier must ensure that passengers are adequately briefed on the potential dangers of using PEDs on-board aircrafts.  Certain PEDs may only be used during the cruise phase of the flight with permission of the Captain, who has the final authority regarding such usage. These include:

  • I-Pads
  • Audio tape players and recorders
  • Hand-held calculators and electronic games
  • Laptop computers outside critical stages of flight with permission of the Captain (associated printers and CD ROM equipment may not be used)

The following equipment may be used on board the aircraft without restriction:

  • Heart pacemakers
  • Hearing aids
  • Clocks, watches and timers
  • Medical equipment approved for use in an aircraft

The following equipment is prohibited from use on board an aircraft at all times:

  • Scanners
  • Walkie Talkies
  • Laser pointers
  • Satellite receivers
  • Computer printers
  • Electronic Cigarette
  • Cordless microphones
  • Electric power converters
  • Portable video equipment
  • Citizen band transceivers
  • CD players and CD-ROM devices
  • AM / FM / TV transmitters and/or receivers

Maximum limits of PED & spare batteries that may be carried by passengers and crew:

  • Maximum of 15 Portable Electronic Devices
  • Maximum of 20 non-spillable Spare Batteries and must be 12V or less and 100Wh or less