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[UK] Airline passenger downed four gin and tonics and threw PUNCH at air hostess

the 40-year-old Belgian national was accused by an air hostess of smoking in the toilets. Manchester and Salford Magistrates’ Court heard Lardinois denied he was smoking, before asking for another drink and then sitting back down in his seat.
The [London, UK] Express
added Dec 17, 2016 06:52
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[Uae: Dubai] ‘Drunk’ Emirates passenger ‘stripped off and lit cigarette’ on flight from UK to Dubai

EMIRATES had a mid-flight emergency when a passenger allegedly stripped off his clothes and lit a cigarette on a flight from the UK to Dubai, filling the cabin with smoke.
The [London, UK] Express
added Dec 17, 2016 06:51
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[Arkansas] NO ONE HURT AFTER E-CIGARETTE SPARKS FIRE ON AMERICAN FLIGHT

American Airlines flight from Dallas to Indianapolis had to make an emergency landing in Arkansas after a passenger's electronic cigarette "malfunctioned" and started a small fire... e-cigarettes are prohibited in checked luggage but allowed in carry-on b
WABC-TV Ch. 7
added Dec 17, 2016 04:04
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E-cigarette causes fire on American Airlines flight

an American Airlines flight from Dallas to Indianapolis was diverted to Little Rock, Arkansas, when "a passenger's electronic cigarette in their possession malfunctioned," a spokesman for the airline told me. As to the nature of the malfunction, "it appe
CNET News.com
added Dec 17, 2016 03:43
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[UK] Drunken plane passenger, 40, on his way to a funeral threw a punch at a stewardess at 30,000ft after downing four gin and tonics and was rugby tackled to the floor by another passenger

A drunken plane passenger threw a punch at a stewardess at 30,000ft and was rugby tackled to the floor after she asked him if he was smoking in the toilets. Guy Lardinois, a Belgian national who lives in Istanbul, Turkey, was on his way to Manchester fo
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Dec 5, 2016 02:19
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[Korea - South] Korean Air passenger in beer fight gets 2-year prison term

Kwon must also pay a $10,500 fine, including $1,000 for smoking in the plane's restroom. The money will be taken out of Kwon's $100,000 cash bail.
AP - Associated Press
added Dec 2, 2016 05:05
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CEI v DOT: BRIEF FOR RESPONDENTS, Nov 28, 2016

In light of the potential harms of e-cigarettes and the need for further research, the Secretary rationally concluded that prohibiting e-cigarettes on airplanes would ensure “safe and adequate” transportation by protecting passengers from discomfort due t
Tobacco On Trial
added Nov 29, 2016 04:43
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CEI v DOT: FINAL REPLY BRIEF OF PETITIONERS, Nov 22, 2016

Thirty years ago this Court noted that “some will find ambiguity in a ‘No Smoking’ sign.” DOT has done exactly that, claiming that Congress’s 1989 smoking ban on airlines is so ambiguous that the agency is entitled...to redefine it to encompass e-cigarett
Tobacco On Trial
added Nov 26, 2016 21:54
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CEI v DOT: FINAL OPENING BRIEF OF PETITIONERS, Nov 22, 2016

DOT’s reliance on the anti-smoking statute to ban e-cigarettes violates the plain language of the statute, conflicts with its concession that e-cigarettes produce “a vapor, not smoke,” and contradicts its past recognition that this statute imposes only “a
Tobacco On Trial
added Nov 26, 2016 21:36
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[Asia, China] No butts about it: the noose tightens on smoking

“We are delighted with the adoption of this new law,” said Dr Bernhard Schwartländer, World Health Organization representative in China. “Shanghai will be protecting non-smokers from the deadly harm of second-hand smoke.” Under the new regulation, hotel
Shanghai Daily (cn)
added Nov 18, 2016 22:02
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