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where we stand: dot bans vaping on airplanes

DOT’s ban on smoking on airplanes helped to reduce the risk of adverse health effects for passengers and increase passenger comfort. This rule to ban vaping on airplanes will further those same goals.
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Feb 23, 2016 21:52

[Korea - North] Fasten your seatbelts for a bumpy ride! Disgruntled passengers, cold burgers and in-flight propaganda: North Korea’s Air Koryo ‘the world's worst airline (four years running…)’

Marty Tanya Kean wrote: ‘On our Beijing to Pyongyang flight in 2012 there were a number of officials allowed to smoke on board. My partner decided to check out what was at the back of the plane behind a curtain...‘It was the luggage compartment and all t
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Aug 30, 2015 22:38

[Asia, Korea - North] North Korea's new international airport boasts chocolate fountains, shiny souvenir shops... and an internet room missing one crucial component: the internet

in the smoking room. In something almost never seen in North Korea, where just about every adult male who can afford it - including leader Kim Jong Un - is a smoker, the room has a big sign warning that the habit is hazardous to one's health.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Aug 27, 2015 13:37

[Azerbaijan] "AZAL" bans smoking on their airplanes

The use of electronic devices for smoking (cigarettes, pipes, cigars) aboard all AZAL airplanes...the transportation of electronic devices for smoking in checked baggage is not allowed and they must be packed in carry-on luggage.
added Jan 9, 2015 13:25

[UK] AirGuard smoke detector can tell if your 'cigarette' has weed in it - and will grass on you if it does

AirGuard is a sophisticated smoke detector that can differentiate between the smoke created by regular cigarettes and that created by spliffs. That's right, the alarm can tell if you're smoking marijuana and - depending on where it’s been installed - it
The Mirror (uk)
added Nov 5, 2014 10:51

[UK] 'I want cigarettes and a parachute!': Thomson flight from Tunisia diverted to Gatwick after 'drunk woman attacks cabin crew with her prosthetic leg'

Pilots were forced to divert a plane after a drunk passenger threw her prosthetic leg at members of the cabin crew. After her demands for ‘cigarettes and a parachute’ were denied by stewards, the 48-year-old took off the false limb and hurled it at the
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Aug 1, 2014 19:57

US lawmakers urge ban on e-cigarettes on airplanes

U.S. lawmakers urge ban on e-cigarettes on airplanes Reuters 6 hours ago A customer puffs on an e-cigarette at the Henley Vaporium in New York City . View photo A customer puffs on an e-cigarette at the Henley Vaporium in New York City December 18, 2013
added Jun 11, 2014 00:37

[Russia] Smoking Ban Spreads to Moscow's Sheremetyevo Airport

Smokers flying through Russia are about to have their nicotine-free period extended after a Moscow court ordered the city's Sheremetyevo Airport to dismantle its smoking rooms in light of a public smoking ban that came into effect last weekend.
Moscow Times (ru)
added Jun 5, 2014 07:03

[Australia, UAE: Abu Dhabi] '12 passengers held' for smoking on flight

Abu Dhabi: A dozen passengers were detained in Abu Dhabi by local officials after smoke was detected in cabin toilets on an Abu Dhabi-bound Etihad Airways flight, the airline said. The passengers have not been arrested and an investigation is underway,
Gulf News (ae)
added Feb 20, 2014 15:36

[Australia] Smoking on planes ban 'inconvenient': archive shows opposition

Smoking was banned on flights in Australia in 1986, in what is believed to be a world-first. Younger Australians probably don't recall the days when taking an airline flight was akin to spending hours in a smoke-filled front bar, albeit without the bad
Sydney Morning Herald (au)
added Jan 2, 2014 00:02
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