Vietjet bans carrying Samsung’s latest handset

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Oct 2016

Vitenam’s low-cost air carrier Vietjet has recently banned Samsung Galaxy Note 7 on all of its flights as a new security measure.

Vietjet said the prohibition is applied on all the flights operated by the airline and it restricted the carrying of the handset with carry-on baggage, checked baggage, cargo services and other forms of transportation.

The ban was started into effective on October 18 after Civil Aviation Authority of Vietnam ordered to take the require measures for the security and safety of all flight as there is risk of fire and explosion caused by battery of the device.

The airline previously released an announced on September 12 to restrict Samsung Galaxy Note 7 in checked baggage.

Ref: Press Release

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