Emergency Orders

October 19, 2016: (EO) Emergency Restriction/Prohibition Order Issued

The Federal Aviation Administration issued an emergency order on October 14, 2016 regarding Samsung Galaxy Note 7 devices. The emergency order prohibits these devices from being transported in carry-on bags, checked baggage, or as cargo. Passengers who inadvertently bring them on board an aircraft are instructed to immediately power the device off and will not be permitted to use or charge them while aboard the aircraft. In addition, the devices are not to be stored in the overhead compartments, seat back pockets, or in any carry-on luggage. Instead, passengers are to keep them on their person for the duration of the flight. This emergency order is effective as of October 15, 2016.

Docket No. FAA–2016–9288