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Medical Discovery News: Airline flight attendants have higher risk for cancer

Cancer risk rises with exposure to carcinogens, substances or exposures that are known or suspected to cause cancer. Common carcinogens include tobacco use, lack of physical activity, pollution, household chemicals, herbicides and even medical treatments
Abilene (TX) Reporter-News
added Nov 7, 2018 18:00
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[UK] VIDEO: Police remove woman from an easyJet flight to Liverpool after she 'put the whole plane in danger' by smoking in the toilet

Fellow flyers alerted cabin crew to the woman's 'erratic' behaviour as she flew from Naples to Liverpool. After reports of strange actions in her seat the woman was then found to be smoking in one of the toilets, the pilot said.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Oct 5, 2018 20:18
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U.S. Senate approves legislation to oversee U.S. air traffic, drones

Senate on a 93 to 6 vote Wednesday approved a 1,200-page bill overseeing the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA)...It will enshrine in law a prohibition on passengers ... using e-cigarettes.
Reuters
added Oct 4, 2018 18:50
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Flight Attendants Cheer 10 Hours Rest, No Calls or Knives on Planes, Air Quality Initiative, and Numerous Other Safety Priorities in FAA Reauthorization Bill

The bill includes more Flight Attendant safety priorities including forever banning knives on planes, no voice calls on planes, and extending the smoking ban to e-cigarettes.
PR Newswire
added Oct 3, 2018 18:46
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Russia's Ministry of Transport supports return of smoking rooms at airports ($$)

CAPA - Centre for Aviation (au)
added Sep 12, 2018 14:15
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[Florida] Tobacco research institute for flight attendants operates in secrecy

Those expenditures haven’t been officially confirmed — or denied ... FAMRI does practically everything in its power to avoid transparency, a Florida Bulldog investigation revealed. A combination of no transparency and no court oversight means that Miami
Florida Bulldog
added Aug 28, 2018 06:01
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Shocking moment 'drunk' passenger claims she works for easyJet during foul-mouthed rant at Ryanair steward who 'looked down his nose at her' as he politely asked her to be quiet

'Her husband joined in with the swearing at one point and the pair nearly had to be restrained on board. 'He was smoking an e-cigarette, and the cabin crew where made aware of it from multiple passengers, but they did not do anything and continued to let
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Aug 21, 2018 16:03
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[China] Pilots of jet that plunged 25,000ft after vaping in the cockpit caused a decompression event are stripped of their flying licences

Chinese authorities have cut flag carrier Air China's 737 flights and revoked the flying licences of the cockpit crew involved in a mid-air emergency sparked by a co-pilot's vape smoke. An Air China 737 made a rapid emergency descent from 35,000ft to 10
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jul 20, 2018 14:31
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China clips Air China's wings after descent scare

The cuts to the carrier’s 737 flights amount to 5,400 hours a month, it said. The CAAC also suspended the licenses of other staff involved in the emergency incident that was linked to a co-pilot smoking in the cockpit, CCTV added.
Reuters
added Jul 19, 2018 01:15
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Up in smoke: Vaping China co-pilot sparks mid-air emergency

the drama was triggered when the co-pilot sought to turn off a ventilation system to prevent his smoke spreading into the main cabin...Smoking is not allowed aboard... But the co-pilot accidentally switched off air-conditioning instead, leading to a
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jul 13, 2018 13:59
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