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October 13, 2022

False Rumor of Lufthansa Ban on Apple Tracking Device Makes the Rounds

Portable Tracking Device Allowed on Checked Baggage Per TSA, Lufthansa

Lufthansa saw a brief rash of rumors regarding the airline's approach to the Apple tracking devices known as "AirTags". The tech is a compact, lightweight, battery powered device designed to attach to personal belongings to prevent their loss or theft wherever they travel. Passengers flying with the airline began to report that Lufthansa, in stereotypically Germanic adherence to regulation, had required them to remove batteries from the trackers before checking their baggage... defeating the purpose of a having a tracker to begin with. 

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