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[Bulgaria] Sofia Airport opens smokers' lounge

Those who want to indulge in a cigarette before the flight, however, will literally pay the price. While admission to the smokers' lounge is free to those with business class tickets, others will have to pay 14 euro.
Sofia Globe (bg)
added Aug 30, 2012 12:07

[Florida] Attorneys: Companies conspired not to settle with flight attendants sickened by secondhand cigarette smoke
added Nov 25, 2010 00:00

[Portugal] Smoke ban PM lights up on plane

The Guardian (uk)
added May 16, 2008 00:00

Nearly half of the world's busiest airports have smoke-free policies

Among the 50 busiest airports in the world, 23 have smoke-free indoor policies. This means air travelers and employees at 46 percent of the world's busiest airports are protected from exposure to secondhand smoke. The other 27 busiest airports allow smoki
PR Newswire
added Nov 23, 2017 02:35

[UK] Why do planes still have ashtrays?

FAA rules that lavatory doors must still be fitted with ashtrays because if someone were to have, illegally, a cheeky fag, they still need to stub it out, and it's best they have somewhere to do that rather than cause a fire by dropping it in the
Electronic Telegraph (uk)
added Mar 1, 2016 18:56

Will Vaping Reignite The Battle Over Smoking On Airplanes?

Now the big question is whether e-cigarettes should fall under the same restrictions. The Department of Transportation considers the current smoking ban to include e-cigarettes, and the department is in the process of determining whether they need an e
National Public Radio (NPR)
added Feb 25, 2015 00:11

[Kuwait] Ejected smoker grounds plane with hoax call

made by a Kuwaiti in his twenties who had been forced out of the plane for smoking onboard. Security sources said that after refusing to refrain from smoking, the pilot insisted on removing the passenger, and he made the call in retaliation. The man was
Kuwait Times (kw)
added Jan 18, 2015 18:25

[Canada] Alleged Smokers Force Another Flight Diversion

Canadian airliner Sunwing isn’t having much luck as far as passenger behaviour goes, with the airline having to turn back a Cuba-bound flight to Toronto last week because of the alleged misbehaviour of two female passengers, which include allegations of
added Sep 2, 2014 13:12

[Malaysia] Flight MH370 co-pilot entertained women in cockpit and smoked on previous flight

“Throughout the entire flight they were talking to us and they were actually smoking throughout the flight which I don’t think they’re allowed to do,” Ms Roos told the TV show last night. But she insisted the pilots were in control of the aircraft at al
London Evening Standard (uk)
added Mar 11, 2014 13:56

[Australia] Everyone asks: electronic cigarettes in flight?

Can I take electronic cigarettes on an aircraft in Australia? Short answer, yes. According to the Civil Aviation Safety Authority, eCigarettes are regarded as portable electronic devices (PEDs). In these devices, nicotine in liquid form is heated by a
Sydney Morning Herald (au)
added Feb 28, 2014 20:05
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