• NCAA bans Samsung Galaxy Note 7 on aircraft in Nigeria

    NCAA bans Samsung Galaxy Note 7 on aircraft in Nigeria

    According to reports, the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority has directed passengers not to turn on or charge their Samsung Galaxy Note 7 devices on board aircraft following recent incidents and concerns raised by its manufacturers.

    The aviation regulatory body gave the directive in a statement signed by its General Manager, Public Relations, Sam Adurogboye, in Lagos on Tuesday.

    It warned that the phones must not be stowed away in any checked-in baggage.

    The statement said: “NCAA is appealing to the passengers’ responsibilities in […]

  • Emirates bans Samsung Galaxy Note 7 on its planes

    Emirates bans Samsung Galaxy Note 7 on its planes

    Civil aviation authorities in the Emirates have banned the use of Samsung’s Galaxy Note 7 on all its national carriers because of the risk of batteries exploding in the “phablet” smartphone.

    “The General Civil Aviation Authority has banned operating, charging and carrying in bags the Samsung Note 7 on board national carriers’ flights,” it said in a statement carried by the official WAM news agency on Saturday.

    Samsung last week suspended sales of its latest flagship smartphone and announced a recall of […]