Samsung Galaxy Note 7 smartphone devices are banned from aircraft in the United States under an emergency order, regulators said on Friday after numerous reports of the devices catching fire.
Samsung Electronics Co Ltd scrapped its flagship Galaxy Note 7 smartphone on Tuesday because of incidents where the phones began smoking or caught fire, dealing a huge blow to its reputation.
The order means Samsung Galaxy Note 7s may no longer be carried on planes or shipped in checked luggage.
U.S. safety regulators on Thursday ordered a nationwide recall of the new Samsung Galaxy Note 7 smartphone, two weeks after reports first emerged that the popular device's lithium-ion batteries were prone to catching fire and raisin...
U.S. air-safety regulators have taken the unusual step of singling out Samsung Electronics Co.’s Galaxy Note 7 smartphone as a potential airborne fire hazard, urging passengers to avoid using the devices entirely on board airliners.
Samsung Galaxy Note 7 smartphone devices will be banned from aircraft in the United States starting on Saturday at noon EDT (1600 GMT) under an emergency order, regulators said on Friday after numerous reports of the devices catchin...