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RJ bans Samsung Galaxy Note7 onboard all flights

AMMAN, October 17, 2016

Royal Jordanian (RJ) has banned the Samsung Galaxy Note7 smartphone devices (including recalled and replacement devices) on board all its aircraft.

RJ announced that passengers who own or possess a Samsung Galaxy Note7 device will not be allowed to transport the device on their person, in carry-on baggage, or in checked baggage on all Royal Jordanian flights. This prohibition includes all Samsung Galaxy Note7 devices. The phones also cannot be shipped as air cargo.  

Device owners have experienced documented incidents of dangerous evolution of heat with both recalled and replacement Samsung Galaxy Note7 devices.

This ban follows an emergency order that was issued on October 14 by the US Department of Transportation (DOT), with the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) and the Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration, to ban all Samsung Galaxy Note7 smartphone devices from air transportation in the US. - TradeArabia News Service

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