In the last decade, some devices are banned from air flights worldwide. The main reason is safety. One of them is Samsung Galaxy Note 7.
Can I take my Samsung S7 on a plane?
Yes, you can take Samsung S7 on a plane because Galaxy S7 Edge and the Galaxy S7 and are allowed on flights in the US. However, Samsung Galaxy Note 7 is banned on all U.S. flights due to fire hazards since 2016. Samsung Galaxy Note 7 phones are banned from all airline US flights after more than 100 devices overheating and owners injuring.
At the end of 2016. and at the beginning of 2017, there was a lot of news about the reasons for this decision.
Why are Samsung Galaxy Note 7 banned from airplanes?
Samsung Galaxy Note 7 is banned on US airplanes, including checked Bags by the Department of Transportation because of a fire hazard. In 2016, there were around 100 overheating incidents and problems with Samsung Galaxy Note 7 batteries. Some owners had injuries because of cell phone battery explosions.
A lot of Samsung smartphones users have questions about air flights restrictions such as:
Is Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge allowed on planes?
Yes, Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge is allowed on all US flights. Samsung S7 Edge is not banned because only Samsung Galaxy Note 7 is banned on all U.S. flights due to fire hazards.
All other Samsung Galaxy phones such as Samsung Galaxy 8 or Samsung Galaxy 8 Note are allowed on planes in the US. The restriction is valid only for Samsung Galaxy Note 7 model.