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Feds Ban E-Cigarettes in Checked Airline Bags, Citing Fire Threat

A new federal rule forbids airline passengers from packing electronic cigarettes or other battery-operated electronic smoking devices in their checked bags to protect against in-flight fires. The rule still allows e-cigarettes in carry-on bags, but passe
AP - Associated Press
added Oct 26, 2015 18:54

[Colorado] United flight to Boston returns to DIA because of smoking passenger

About 30 minutes after taking off Friday, a United Airlines flight bound for Boston returned to Denver International Airport because a passenger smoking on board refused to snuff it out, officials said.
Denver (CO) Post
added Jun 28, 2015 11:01

A review of smoking policies in airports around the world [FREE FULL TEXT]

existing information on smoke-free legislation lacks consistent terminology and definitions, which are needed to inform future tobacco control policy within airports and in the law.
Tobacco Control
added Jun 21, 2014 10:28

[Pennsylvania] Cigarette in restroom at Pittsburgh International starts fire, clears concourse

A smoldering cigarette caught paper towels and other debris on fire in a men’s restroom at Pittsburgh International Airport on Thursday morning, prompting authorities to evacuate a concourse and move three airlines’ planes to other gates. What remains a
Pittsburgh (PA) Tribune-Review
added Dec 6, 2012 14:27

[Northern Marianas Islands] Customs hits undeclared cigarettes

Division of Customs Services director Joe Mafnas said dozens of “undeclared” cigarette cartons were recently intercepted, including those from an airline employee. “That was a big hit,” Mafnas told Saipan Tribune, referring to a Customs employee’s decisi
Saipan Tribune (mp)
added Dec 25, 2013 22:22

[Russia] Moscow Region Prosecutors Seek Airport Smoking Areas Closure

A court in Moscow region will next week being hearing a lawsuit filed by transportation authorities seeking the closure of smoking rooms in one of the country's major airports, officials said Friday. A Khimki city court official said prosecutors decided
RT TV / TV Novosti (ru)
added Oct 25, 2013 13:22

[Vietnam] This is a non-smoking flight, but...

In-flight violations are not rare in Vietnam, especially with Vietnamese passengers, who often cite unimaginable reasons after being caught in the act.
Tuoi Tre Newspaper (vn)
added Sep 28, 2013 06:58

[Asia, Thailand] Smoking ban soon in Phuket Airport domestic lounge

Phuket News (th)
added May 12, 2013 17:15

Sorry Smokers, You Can't Use Electronic Cigarettes On Airplanes

But when we asked the DOT if that official ban was ever issued, a spokesperson told us to ask the FAA. The FAA told us it allows U.S. air carriers to make their own policies regarding e-cigarettes, but that "Currently, U.S. air carriers do not allow them
Business Insider
added Feb 27, 2013 18:40

[Germany] Japan Tobacco International inaugurates Frankfurt smoking lounges

Four new Camel-branded smoking lounges have opened in the new Pier A-Plus at terminal one
DFNI (uk)
added Dec 7, 2012 16:03
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