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FAASTeam Notice
Type: General Information
Notice Date: Tuesday, October 18, 2016
Notice Number: NOTC6796
Pilots-Careful about taking those Galaxy Note7 devices on your aircraft!
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October 14- WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT), with the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) and the Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA), today announced it is issuing an emergency order to ban all Samsung Galaxy Note7 smartphone devices from air transportation in the United States. Individuals who own or possess a Samsung Galaxy Note7 device may not transport the device on their person, in carry-on baggage, or in checked baggage on flights to, from, or within the United States. This prohibition includes all Samsung Galaxy Note7 devices. The phones also cannot be shipped as air cargo.  The ban will be effective on Saturday, October 15, 2016, at noon ET.

To view the DOT Press Release and for questions or comments regarding this order, select this link:

To view the Emergency DOT Order select this link.