“If the device is recalled by the manufacturer, airline crew and passengers will not be able to bring recalled batteries or electronics that contain recalled batteries in the cabin of an aircraft, or in carry-on and checked baggage.”
The only reason the FAA hasn’t enforced the ban yet is because Samsung’s recall is technically not entirely official, as it wasn’t properly coordinated with the US Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC). But this could quickly change once the CPSC gets involved in the affair.
Following the recall, Samsung is temporarily withholding sales of the Note 7.
Still, there are reportedly between one and 2.5 million possibly hazardous devices out there. So if you happen to own one – I’d suggest swapping it as soon as possible unless you want to risk getting booted off your flight once .