The US FAA has officially barred all Note 7s from flying on any US airline and Samsung has started an airport exchange program. CNET is reporting that:
"After setting up exchange booths in South Korea's Incheon airport , Samsung is now spreading the initiative across the world, announcing trade-in booths in airports across Australia. The customer service booths will allow passengers to switch out their recalled Galaxy Note 7 (along with the data on it) to another Samsung device.
The booths will be open 6 a.m. to 8 p.m. local time at "high-traffic" terminals:
- Sydney Airport (Kingsford Smith)
- Melbourne Airport (Tullamarine)
- Brisbane Airport
- Adelaide Airport
- Perth Airport
- Gold Coast Airport
- Canberra Airport (open 6 a.m. to 6 p.m.)"
ABC 7 News is reporting that exchange booths have been seen in San Francisco airport. This airport exchange is a good idea as some of their customers may not be aware of the FAA prohibition.
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