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[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

[Illinois, New York] Some airports give green light to e-cigarettes

use within airports is permitted in some cities State and local laws dictate how airports regulate the use of e-cigarettes New York City and Chicago are considering laws to ban e-cigarette use in public spaces Don't be surprised if you see someone in a
USA Today
added Dec 5, 2013 02:52

Heathrow Airport Opens World's First E-Cigarette Zone

E-cigarettes produce water vapor rather than smoke. The 323-square foot lounge was opened by Gamucci, an electronic cigarette manufacturer. "Electronic cigarettes are subject to the same restrictions as standard cigarettes and therefore cannot be used
ABC News
added Dec 2, 2013 14:35

Smoking ban on planes: Nov. 21, 1989 - Daily Dose

SLICE OF HISTORY After a 25-year battle, smoking is essentially banned on all airline flights beginning and ending in the U.S. when President George H.W. Bush signs legislation that make it through Congress despite fierce resistance by legislators
added Nov 18, 2013 16:09
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