"Airline passengers who try to carry Samsung Electronics Co. Note 7 smartphones on flights will have them confiscated and may face fines under an emergency U.S. order that significantly expands restrictions on the devices linked to almost 100 incidents of overheating and fires.Air Passengers With Samsung Note 7 Phones Face Fines in U.S. - Bloomberg
The devices won’t be allowed aboard passenger or cargo aircraft even if they’ve been shut off, the Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration and the Federal Aviation Administration announced Friday. Flight restrictions will be extended to each of the 1.9 million Note 7s sold in the U.S. starting at noon New York time on Saturday."
Monday, October 17, 2016
Air Passengers With Samsung Note 7 Phones Face Fines in U.S. - Bloomberg
Another incentive for Samsung customers to replace Note 7s