Everything you need to know about Power Banks on an airplane

Whether you're on the go for business or leasure, a Power Bank can be essential to keep your devices charged, even when you're in the air. But what about bringing a Power Bank on an airplane? In this article, we dive deeper into the ins and outs of using Power Banks during air travel.

Can you bring a Power Bank on the plane?

Are you about to embark on a journey and wondering if you can bring your Power Bank on the airplane? You're not alone. The good news is that most airlines allow carrying a Power Bank on an airplane. But before you reassure yourself, it's essential to familiarize yourself with the specific guidelines and regulations different airlines have regarding bringing Power Banks on board.

Which airlines allow the use of Power Banks?

Fortunately, most airlines nowadays are willing to permit the use of Power Banks during flights. Nevertheless, it's wise to consult your chosen airline's specific guidelines beforehand to avoid surprises during security checks.

Are there specific requirements for Power Banks during air travel?

Yes, there are indeed specific requirements for carrying Power Banks aboard airplanes. Usually, Power Banks need to be carried in your carry-on baggage rather than your checked luggage. Additionally, there might be restrictions regarding the capacity of the Power Bank.

Which Power Bank is allowed on the airplane?

When selecting a Power Bank for airplane use, it's crucial to consider the specifications and capacity. For longer journeys, Laptop Power Bank models can be an excellent choice. For shorter adventures, Compact Power Banks are a convenient option.

Can a Power Bank be carried in carry-on baggage?

Absolutely, Power Banks are usually allowed in your carry-on baggage. This is even the recommended way to transport them due to the lithium-ion batteries they contain. Avoiding checking in Power Banks reduces the risk of potential damage.

How much mAh can a Power Bank have on the airplane?

The permitted capacity of a Power Bank can vary depending on the airline and country regulations. Typically, there's a limit of around 100 Watt-hours (Wh) or 27,000 mAh. It's advisable to respect this limit to avoid issues during check-in.

What are the safety tips for using Power Banks on airplanes?

Safety always comes first, and that applies to using Power Banks on airplanes as well. Here are some important tips:

  • Fully charge your Power Bank before you fly.
  • Keep your Power Bank in your carry-on baggage.
  • Protect your Power Bank from potential damage.

With this information in mind, you can make the most of your Power Bank during air travel and continue to enjoy your electronic devices without worries, even while soaring high above the clouds.

Power Banks suited for air travel

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Power Bank 20W - 20.000 mAh - Fuel Series 4 Power Bank 20W - 20.000 mAh - Fuel Series 4
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€59,95
Next Gen Power is hereThis Power Bank has all the latest tech and new features that bring you Next Gen charging speeds. It has 2 USB outputs, and one extra powerful 20W USB-C that’s designed to charge your smartphone faster than ever. Fast. How fast?This Fuel Series Power Bank can charge a brand new iPhone 14 and iPhone 12/13 up to 59% in just half an hour. Compared to using an old charging brick, this is up to 3x faster!Developed with passionAt Xtorm we believe you should get joy and energy from using our products, which is why we put extra care and attention into the design and user friendliness of our power banks. A design that feels goodThis Power Bank has an iconic geometric design with a matte soft touch finish, designed to look and feel great. The result is a Power Bank that stands out from the crowd, and which is a true joy to use every day. Giving #MoreEnergyEquipped with a high capacity battery, this Power Bank gives you and your devices more energy. Its 20W power output and 20.000mAh battery are strong enough to fast charge your phone up to 5 times!Backwards compatibleEven though this Power Bank is fully loaded with all the latest tech and innovations, it’s still fully backwards compatible with all of your older devices. We’re future proof, but not forgetting the past.
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XE1050 Essential Power Bank - 5.000 mAh

12W / 5.000 mAh

€29,95
Charge multiple devicesTo make sure you can easily recharge your devices on-the-go, the powerbank features two 12W outputs: regular USB, as well as USB-C. This means you can recharge two devices at the same time! Pass-through chargingWhile you are recharging the powerbank, you can still use the USB port as an output – allowing you to charge a device while the powerbank itself is also being recharged!Designed to stand outThis Essential Powerbank combines the features you need with a design that truly stands out. The fresh color options are accentuated by the matte finish, subtle graphic texture, and glossy accents.Built for travelWhether you want to use a powerbank while commuting to work, traveling, or during an outdoor adventure – you can always count on your Xtorm powerbank. We take pride in our high quality and durable designs, which are proven and tested every day by millions of travelers, all around the world.
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Power Bank Titan Pro 140W - 24.000 mAh - XB4 Power Bank Titan Pro 140W - 24.000 mAh - XB4
XB402 Power Bank Titan Pro 140W - 24.000 mAh - XB4

140W / 24.000 mAh

€199,00
The XB4 Titan Power Bank seamlessly combines its iconic design with class-leading specifications, sustainable materials, and innovative features.It’s the perfect Power Bank to fast-charge your MacBook, tablet and smartphone. Thanks to the built-in cable you’re always ready to charge on-the-go! The ultimate laptop Power BankThe Titan packs 4 powerful USB-C PD outputs, with a combined total output of 150W. The 140W USB-C PD port is optimised to charge MacBooks or other powerful laptops, it fully charges them in only 1.5 hour! The other USB-C PD outputs are highly recommended for charging your smartphone or tablet.Extra fast rechargingThanks to the 100W USB-C PD input, the Power Bank itself can be fully recharged and be ready to use in under 1,5 hours. It even supports pass-through charging, so you can charge other devices even while the Power Bank is being recharged!Moving towards a sustainable futureIn a push to move towards a more sustainable future, we’ve incorporated the use of recycled plastic into the body of our Power Bank. Even our packaging is made from recycled materials. Our products are built to last. This way we fight the replacement market.A design that feels goodDesign goes hand in hand with user-experience. This is why we pay special attention to details; like a smooth soft-touch finish, a carefully integrated magnetic USB-C cable, as well as the LED battery display that only appears when needed.Re-imagining the battery displayThe LED battery display in the Titan perfectly blends into the overall design of the Power Bank. Its retro inspired pixelated design only appears when needed, showing the actual battery percentage and charging status. When turned off, the display is totally invisible – making the design of the Power Bank stand out even more, remaining clean minimalistic.
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