Qantas, Jetstar, Virgin Austraila and Tiger have banned SamsungGalaxy Note 7 from all flights due to potential fire risk. The company also offered the owner, Zhang Sitong, an additional chunk of change in an effort to keep the video from being released to the press. But the handset maker announced it will continue to pay all suppliers for unused Galaxy Note 7 parts.
South Korea's Asiana has banned Note 7s from all flights, while nearly all mainland Chinese airlines including Cathay Pacific have also banned the device.
These Samsungexchange booths are a good idea to help anyone still carrying a Note 7.
After 100 known incidents of overheating devices-including replacement models-the Federal Aviation Administration chose to outright ban the phone for everyone's safety.
Samsung's booths illustrate how desperately the company wants to get the Galaxy Note 7 out of customer hands.