The US Department of Transportation says passengers with Galaxy Note 7 will be denied boarding.
The South Korean company asks global partners to stop sales as it halts production of the smartphone. The moves comes after replacement devices exploded within days of customers receiving them.
The incident has led to speculation that problems with the Galaxy Note 7's battery have not yet been fully resolved.
Customers can swap their smartphones but Samsung didn't say how many of the 2.5 million Note 7s already sold have been affected by the faulty batteries.
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