Cathay Pacific announcement about the Samsung galaxy note 7

Samsung Galaxy Note 7 banned on all flights
Latest update: 15 Oct 2016 14:15 HKT (GMT+8)

Passengers must take notice that all Samsung Galaxy Note 7 smartphone devices are prohibited on all Cathay Pacific and Cathay Dragon flights with immediate effect.

Such devices must not be transported on their person, in carry-on baggage, or in checked baggage on all of our flights.

At Cathay Pacific and Cathay Dragon, the safety of our passengers and crew is our top priority. We appreciate your cooperation.

http://www.cathaypacific.com/cx/en_HK/hidden-pages/special-updates/travel-information-for-passengers.html

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This is becoming the standard norm on all airlines now , and rightly so !

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Yea that will be great and prevantive

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Copa Airlines just restricted the use of that phone in their planes as well.

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Bad reputation for Samsung

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This is pretty ironic, because me and my brother were driving around and we were joking about someone possibly using the Note 7 as a bomb on a plane. A day later, Delta banned the Note 7 on all flights.

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