LATAM announces prohibition of Samsung Galaxy Note 7 telephones on board its airplanes

Saturday, October 15, 2016 19:20

At LATAM, the safety of our passengers, employees, and fleet is our priority. Because of that, and based on the recommendation of the Federal Aviation Administration of the United States (FAA), and other international aviation authorities,

LATAM will prohibit the transportation of Samsung Galaxy Note7 telephones on all its flights until further notice. This applies to all checked baggage as well as to carry-on baggage and items carried on the passenger’s person.

The company will continue consulting with the relevant authorities regarding this topic and will provide updated information through established channels.

LATAM reaffirms its commitment to maintain the highest standards in matters of safety and regrets any inconvenience that this situation, which is outside LATAM’s scope of responsibility, may cause its passengers.