The provision suggests that from January 1, 2016 onwards, portable and built-in lithium-ion battery electronics, such as laptops, mobile phones, cameras, video cameras, etc., if the lithium-metal battery content of not more than 2 grams (grams) or lithium battery capacity of not more than 100 watts (WH), Passengers may choose to place their products in storage or in hand luggage.
However, if the lithium-metal battery content of these electronic products exceeds 2 grams (grams) or lithium-ion battery capacity exceeds 100 watts (WH), the carrier will be required to submit an application to the airline enterprise in advance, and is required to be placed in the hand or storage luggage upon approval. All spare batteries are still carried in hand baggage. (Watts = ampere x voltage)
In addition, the Civil Aviation Bureau of the Macao Special Administrative Region (MSAR) has incorporated into the code the current trend of electronic smoke in all parts of the world, requiring passengers to place their products in hand-held baggage and to carry only their own dosage.
With more and more widespread use of electronic devices such as smartphones and tablets, more than 90% per cent of passengers will carry electronic equipment, most of which are lithium-ion batteries. In order to improve the endurance of electronic equipment, there is a large part of the passengers carry a charge treasure, which is mainly composed of lithium batteries. The number of lithium batteries entering the cabin, the variety of miscellaneous, often caused by the cabin in the case of lithium-ion battery fire.
Macao Civil Aviation Authority said that in order to ensure that the implementation of aviation safety and security measures in Macao and international standards, the revision is also based on International Civil Aviation Organization and International Air Transport Association standard.