No Battery-Powered Dells on Qantas Airways

Dell and Qantas has come to an agreement: If Qantas passengers are boarding with a Dell notebook, security must remove the notebook battery (regardless of whether the battery was affected in the millions that Dell recalled) and tape the contact points. Only if you are a business class or first class flyer will you be lucky enough to have power outlets to use your Dell notebooks without the use of the battery. And a friend of mine upon hearing this news item replied, “Well, I won’t be flying Qantas any time soon…”

Source: Laptop Logic

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