Airlines prohibit hoverboards


NPR: Airlines, citing fire concerns, say they will not allow hoverboards on flights.

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NPR: Airlines, citing fire concerns, say they will not allow hoverboards on flights.

Announcing its ban, Delta acknowledged the toy’s “presence on many gift lists this holiday season” but said safety comes first.

The bans come as the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission says it’s looking into at least 10 reports of the self-balancing electric scooters bursting in flames — an occurrence that’s allegedly been captured on video, in some cases.

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