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Australian airlines ban use of Samsung's Galaxy Note 7

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Australian airlines Qantas, Jetstar and Virgin Australia have told passengers not to power up or charge their Samsung Galaxy Note 7 phones on its planes. "We are requesting that passengers who own them do not switch on or charge them in flight," Qantas told Reuters in a statement. The companies weren't ordered to do so by aviation authorities in the nation, but did so on their own accord in light of Samsung Australia's recall. The ban may get a lot wider, as the FAA is… (www.engadget.com) More...

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PHLoperations
Swapnil Shah 1
Its not only Australian's, FAA just released a statement ---

Link - http://www.faa.gov/news/updates/?newsId=86424

In light of recent incidents and concerns raised by Samsung about its Galaxy Note 7 devices, the Federal Aviation Administration strongly advises passengers not to turn on or charge these devices on board aircraft and not to stow them in any checked baggage.
TorstenHoff
Torsten Hoff 1
This is the type of thing you don't want on an aircraft:

http://www.theverge.com/2016/9/8/12855352/samsung-note-7-recall-fires
paviation07
sam kuminecz 1
southwest airlines just announced the same thing
jorgesilvacaminho
Jorge Quelhas 1
Okay, great attitude.
ZX1100F1
David Aaron 1
I was on Delta flight last night SAN-SLC and they also announced to leave the new Note 7 device off for the entire duration of the flight if you had one.

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