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Airlines ban hoverboards

If you're flying out of Oklahoma City this holiday season, leave your hoverboard at home. All airlines that fly out of Will Rogers World Airport have announced policies banning hoverboards from their aircraft, in the passenger cabin or in checked baggage. 

Airlines have announced restrictions of the popular devices because the lithium ion batteries that power them are subject to malfunction.

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Matt Patterson

Matt Patterson has been with The Oklahoman since 2006. Prior to joining the news staff in 2010, Patterson worked in The Oklahoman's sports department for five years. He previously worked at The Lawton Constitution and The Edmond Sun.... Read more ›