Transport Canada bans Samsung Galaxy Note 7 smartphones from all aircraft

2016-10-17 09:30

To protect Canadian passengers and flight crews, Transport Canada issued a Notice to Airmen on October 14, 2016 advising airlines and air operators that Samsung Galaxy Note 7 smartphones are no longer allowed in any aircraft effective immediately. This safety measure applies to both carry-on and checked baggage on flights within Canada and is in compliance with the Transportation of Dangerous Goods Regulations.

Safety and security of our passengers and our partners is our first priority. Thank you for your understanding. For more information, please visit http://news.gc.ca/web/article-en.do?nid=1138399