Steps for using a lithium battery electric wheelchair on an airplane - video with pictures and text

Steps for using a lithium battery electric wheelchair on an airplane - pictures and text

Steps for boarding an airplane with an electric wheelchair - pictures and text

  • Step 1 : Declare with the airline that you have an electric wheelchair on board, confirm the wheelchair size, battery data and watt-hours . If it is powered by 1 lithium battery , the watt-hours must be less than 300Wh. If it is powered by 2 lithium batteries , each It should be below 160Wh.
  • Step 2: Obtain the English version of the instructions from the wheelchair manufacturer, including wheelchair size, battery type, power and UN38.3 test report
  • Step 3 : Prepare relevant documents according to the airline’s needs
  • Step 4: Confirm the charging voltage of the travel location. The best one is a 100-240V charger!
  • Step 5: Before boarding, make final confirmation with the airline at the airport

After completing the above five steps, you can travel happily with your car!

For more information (please check - Mobility Aids: lithium-ion batteries - collapsible on flight )

Cathay Pacific : https://www.cathaypacific.com/cx/zh_HK/travel-information/baggage/controlled-and-banned-items/lithium-batteries.html

United Airlines : https://www.united.com/ual/zh-hk/hk/fly/travel/special-needs/disabilities/customer-wheelchair.html

Emirates : https://www.emirates.com/hk/english/before-you-fly/travel/dangerous-goods-policy.aspx

EVA Air : https://www.evaair.com/zh-tw/managing-your-trip/special-assistance-and-inquiry/special-assistance/#

China Airlines : https://www.china-airlines.com/tw/zh/fly/prepare-for-the-fly/special-assistance/index

British Airways: https://www.britishairways.com/en-fr/information/atom/special-assistance/disabilityassistance

Real demonstration:

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