Federal regulators issued an emergency order Friday banning the Samsung Galaxy Note 7 smartphone from airplanes.
The U.S. Department of Transportation, the Federal Aviation Administration and the Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration said the phones can’t be carried on flights to, from or within the United States. Passengers can’t put them in checked baggage, and the phones can’t be shipped as air freight, the agencies said.
The order goes into effect Saturday at 9 a.m. PDT.
“We recognize that banning these...