Samsung Galaxy Note 7

CAL bans use of Samsung Galaxy Note 7 phones on its aircraft

Caribbean Airlines has issued an advisory, banning in-flight use and charging of all Samsung Galaxy Note 7 phones.

This follows a recall by the company, following reports of batteries overheating and setting phones afire.

The following is Caribbean Airlines' advisory:

"Following a directive issued by the Trinidad and Tobago Civil Aviation Authority (TTCAA), effective immediately, Caribbean Airlines has enforced a ban on the in-flight use and battery charging of Samsung Galaxy Note 7 smartphones, on all flights.