MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — Delta Air Lines is not too crazy about this season’s hottest holiday gift.
The Georgia-based carrier announced Thursday they are banning hoverboards in all carry-on and checked bags due to safety concerns.READ MORE: Fabian Valdez Charged In Baseball Bat Attack Outside Burnsville Restaurant
Delta says the lithium-ion batteries used to power the self-balancing personal transporters can overheat out of nowhere and cause fires.READ MORE: 'I'm Not Mad At Derek Chauvin': George Floyd's Uncle Speaks Ahead Of Trial
The Federal Aviation Administration does not allow aircrafts to carry devices with batteries that have more than 160 watt hours.MORE NEWS: 'Fun And Memories': Hastings Man Spent Decades Perfecting Luge In His Yard
WCCO reported earlier this month about the fire risk posed by hoverboards.