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[UK] Secret ashtrays, three-day-old food and FILTHY tray tables: Cabin crew reveal the secrets they never tell passengers about flying

A flight attendant revealed: 'There are ash trays on the lav doors beside the no smoking sign , for those passengers who are adamant and still decide to smoke so that they won't just trash the lit cigarette in the bin which could lead to a fire .'
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Sep 27, 2016 18:04

U.S. DOT Protects Health by Prohibiting E-Cigarette Use on Planes; White House Must Also Issue Long-Overdue Rule Providing for FDA Oversight

The DOT’s action addresses just one of the public health and safety challenges posed by e-cigarettes. It is also imperative that the White House act without further delay to issue a long-overdue rule establishing FDA authority over e-cigarettes and other
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Mar 2, 2016 23:24

[Virginia] See the Shocking Difference Between This Airport's Smoking and Nonsmoking Rooms

The stark contrast between the ceilings in the nonsmoking room and smoking room is serving as a visual reminder to many about how harmful smoke can be to your health. One person commented, "Having a tough time quitting, but this definitely helps," and ano
added Nov 16, 2015 16:39

[New Jersey] E-cigarettes still not banned on airlines

U.S. Rep. Frank Pallone said he has successfully lobbied to ban e-cigarettes in all places where tobacco smoking is prohibited in national parks, and he will now turn his attention to outlawing them on airplanes too. “Most people think e-cigarettes are
WKXW-FM 101.5 FM (Trenton, NJ)
added Sep 18, 2015 12:17

[California] US hotel heir Conrad Hilton pleads guilty in flight disturbance

Authorities said Hilton became belligerent on a British Airways flight from London to Los Angeles...Hilton acknowledged in his plea agreement that he threatened to kill one flight attendant during his outburst and threw a punch at another but missed. He
added Mar 18, 2015 16:35

[Africa, South Africa] Tobacco jet fuel could power SAA

South African Airways is hoping to start powering some of its aircraft with a tobacco-based jet fuel and other crop-based biofuels within the next two years.
Independent Online (IOL) / The Post (za)
added Oct 2, 2014 12:23

FLASHBACK: The Battle for Smoke-Free Planes

The turning point in the battle to banish smoking on planes... came in 1986, when a report from the National Academy of Science found that flight attendants were exposed to the same amount of secondhand smoke as someone living with a pack-a-day smoker, an
added May 5, 2014 08:41

Electronic cigarettes stub out no-smoking signs

Thanks to electronic cigarettes, it may now be easier to get away with smoking on an airplane than with using a cellphone. The devices are beginning to reverse decades-long efforts to ban smoking in public places, experts say, and may also be contributin
CBS MarketWatch
added Sep 20, 2013 18:09

[Oklahoma] Will Rogers World Airport to be smoke-free Sept. 1

The last refuge for smokers at Will Rogers World Airport — a musty, windowless room with yellowed walls off the main terminal — is set to close in September. The Oklahoma City Airport Trust voted unanimously last week to shut down the smoking room at th
The Oklahoman
added Jul 4, 2013 23:54

[UK-Scotland] Aberdeen airport opens pre-flight smoking shelter

• At a cost of £1, smokers will be able to use the shelter, situated adjacent to the main departure lounge • Airport say the shelter will combat full terminal evacuations caused by people smoking in banned areas
The Scotsman (uk)
added May 9, 2013 18:25
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