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No Samsung Galaxy Note 7 on our planes! Airlines that banned the device

Domestic budget-carrier Vistara on Monday became the latest airline to completely banned Samsung Galaxy Note 7 on its aircrafts, including in the check-in baggage.


No Samsung Galaxy Note 7 on our planes! Airlines that banned the device

Zee Media Bureau

New Delhi: Domestic budget-carrier Vistara on Monday became the latest airline to completely banned Samsung Galaxy Note 7 on its aircrafts, including in the check-in baggage.

This comes a day after the Galaxy Note 7 was banned by Malaysia-based airline AirAsia banned the device across all its flights including those operating in India.

The move comes from the airlines as a part of preventive measure against various reports that the Samsung Galaxy Note 7 blasts.

In recent weeks, the Galaxy Note 7 has been the headline story across the globe due to defective battery manufacturing that leads to the device blasting especially while charging. Following this, Samsung has even put a permanent halt on production of the device while recalling millions across the globe.

Following this, various airlines across the globe has banned the Samsung Galaxy Note 7 on their aircrafts.

Here is a full list of airlines that banned the Galaxy Note 7.

  • AirAsia: The Malaysian budget airline has banned it across any of its flights including those operated by AirAsia India
  • Vistara: Indian-budget carrier Vistara has banned it across its flights, both in hand luggage and check-in luggage
  • All Airlines in Japan
  • South Korea’s Asiana
  • Almost all mainland Chinese airlines including Cathay Pacific
  • New Zealand Airlines
  • Singapore Airlines
  • China Airlines and EVA Air
  • Hong Kong Airlines
  • Hong Kong Express
  • Air Berlin
  • Lufthansa
  • Alitalia Airlines
  • British Airways (on flights going to US, Canada and Hong Kong)
  • Dragonair
  • Virgin Australia
  • Qantas Airlines
  • Etihad Airways
  • Emirates
  • All US airlines

 

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