DGCA (The Director General of Civil Aviation) has lifted the ban on using the latest Samsung Galaxy Note 7 smartphone in flights. It has issued an advisory to the travelling public and airline companies to allow the usage of Note 7 smartphones, purchased after September 15.
Samsung clarified that the DGCA has issued an advisory to airlines and the public for the same. As we know, the Galaxy Note7 which is the latest flagship from Samsung was banned in flights in India over the issue of exploding batteries. The company has officially announced a global recall for the phone and has already exchanged half of the units in the US.
Samesung officials said:
We recognize the inconvenience this has caused to customers, flyers and airline authorities, and remain committed towards customer safety.