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Not banned by DGCA yet but Samsung's Note 7 barred by more global airlines

US DoT's ban on the device saw various airlines follow suit over the weekend

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Samsung Note 2 catches fire onboard IndiGo flight

Indian passengers can still carry their Samsung Note 7 devices on flights in their hand baggage in the switch-off mode, according to the earlier Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) guidelines issued on the matter, even as airlines across the world enacted bans on the carriage of the device over the weekend. The DGCA was to issue a fresh advisory on carrying Samsung's fire-prone Galaxy Note 7 smartphones on board flights by the middle of October, the Economic Times had reported earlier this month.  The fresh advisory was to be issued after the US Federal ...