All Samsung Galaxy Note 7 Devices Banned

In response to the safety concerns raised by the carriage of Samsung Galaxy Note 7 on board aircrafts, Air Vanuatu is issuing the immediate ban of all versions of Samsung Galaxy Note 7 mobile on all Air Vanuatu flights effective 17 October 2016.

This ban includes the carriage of the device in both carry on and checked in baggage. Passengers are also prohibited from travelling with the device on their person.

Please refer to our Airport Supervisors at check in at the following ports:

Julianne Spillane

Donna Downs

Madelaine Mann

In PORT VILA and other ports, passengers are required to follow all procedures as instructed at check in.

For more information on the hazards caused by the device, please visit the link below for the US Department of Transportation press release on the subject: