Seems to be going from bad to worse for Samsung. "Samsung's 'exploding' Galaxy Note 7 may be banned from flights" http://www.wired.co.uk/article/galaxy-note-may-be-banned-on-planes "America’s airline regulator, the Federal Aviation Authority (FAA), is considering banning the Samsung Galaxy Note 7 from all flights. Samsung has asked for the voluntary recall of 2.5 million phablets after reports that at least 35 devices had burst into flames while they were being used. Following this, an FAA spokesperson told Gizmodo it was “working on guidance related to this issue.” “If the device is recalled by the manufacturer, airline crew and passengers will not be able to bring recalled batteries or electronics that contain recalled batteries in the cabin of an aircraft, or in carry-on and checked baggage,” it said. Samsung has not launched an official recall within the US, so the devices are currently still permitted on board flights in the country....." *Update* Australian airlines ban use of Samsung's Galaxy Note 7 https://www.engadget.com/2016/09/08/australian-airlines-ban-use-of-samsungs-galaxy-note-7/ "Australian airlines Qantas, Jetstar and Virgin Australia have told passengers not to power up or charge their Samsung Galaxy Note 7 phones on its planes. "We are requesting that passengers who own them do not switch on or charge them in flight," Qantas told Reuters in a statement. The companies weren't ordered to do so by aviation authorities in the nation, but did so on their own accord in light of Samsung Australia's recall. The ban may get a lot wider, as the FAA is reportedly considering its options. A spokesman told Gizmodo by email that "if the device is recalled by the manufacturer, airline crew and passengers will not be able to bring recalled batteries or electronics that contain recalled batteries in the cabin of an aircraft, or in carry-on and checked baggage......"