SriLankan Airlines bans ‘Samsung Note 7’ on all aircraft

Tuesday, 18 October 2016 - 15:05


SriLankan Airlines has imposed a total ban on the carriage and usage of ‘Samsung Note 7’ on board the SriLankan and Mihin Lanka aircraft with immediate effect.

The ban comes into effect subsequent to the series of incident reported on explosions of the device when connected to power.

With the imposing of a complete ban the Airline has taken measures to educate the passengers through posters displayed at check-in counters and pre-boarding announcements.

The Airline has also a procedure in place in case a device is found on-board.