Samsung Galaxy Note7 is now forbidden on board flights

Indian Directorate General of Civil Aviation has banned carriage of Samsung Galaxy Note 7 with effect from 17th October 2016 on all flights to, from or within India whether in checked in baggage or in carryon baggage.  Read DGCA’s prohibition notice here.

The U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT), with the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) and the Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA), has banned Samsung Galaxy Note7 on flights whether in checked in baggage or carryon baggage in United States. This includes flights within and to / from United States. Ban is with effect from 15th October 2016.

Passengers carrying Samsung Galaxy Note7 will be denied boarding, anyone attempting to evade will be subject to criminal prosecution.

For more information, visit Transportation section of U.S. Government and Samsung Recall Policy

Travelling with Lithium Batteries? Visit PHMSA guidelines for safety guidance.

 Whichever country you are taking a flight, do check with the airline about carriage of Samsung Galaxy Note 7.