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Saudi Arabian Airlines bans use of Galaxy Note 7 on board

Wednesday 21 September 2016 | 11:29 CET | News
Saudi Arabia has banned passengers and crew of Saudi Arabian Airlines (Saudia) from using Samsung's Galaxy Note 7 on its flights because the device is prone suddenly to catch fire, reports Arab News. In a circular, Saudia cited the US Federal Aviation Administration's warning against the use of the smartphone, suggesting that the device should not be turned on or the battery recharged on its flights.

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Categories: Mobile & Wireless
Companies: Samsung
Countries: Saudi Arabia
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