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[Europe] EU sees ‘strategic advantage’ of biofuels in aviation

biotech company SunChem, which has developed a novel tobacco crop called “Solaris” that makes energy out of tobacco. The Solaris crop is cultivated by smallholder farmers and is considered an opportunity to grow sustainable bioenergy resources while simu
added Mar 9, 2017 20:58

[Mid-east] Oman imposes 100% service charge on tobacco products at airport arrival

Oman has amended its customs provisions to levy 100 per cent service charge on tobacco and alcohol products on sale at duty-free outlets at arrivals. ROP decision 38/2017, issued last month by Lt Gen Hassan bin Mohsen al Shuraiqi, IG of Police and Customs (ae)
added Mar 7, 2017 14:22

[UK] Benefits-claiming father, 57, was tied up by cabin crew during an in-flight melt-down after being told to stub out his CIGARETTE

A father-of-four had to be tied up by cabin crew after biting a flight attendant when he was told to stop smoking on a plane. Mohammed Rashid, 57, was restrained after a mid-air rampage in front of his wife and family after being told to stub out his c
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Mar 2, 2017 05:22


Holding e-cigarette manufacturers accountable for dangerous design flaws can be tricky. Many manufacturers are overseas, so waging a successful e-cigarette lawsuit against them can be difficult – but not impossible. A consultation with a knowledgeable e-
Top Class Actions
added Feb 20, 2017 18:39

[UK] Passenger smoking an e-cigarette sparks major alarm at airport

Passengers were kept back from entering security for 15 minutes just before six am this morning and queues rapidly built up. We believe the smoke alarm was set off due to an individual using an e-cigarette in a toilet.
ITV Network Limited (uk)
added Feb 20, 2017 15:59

[UK] Stansted airport is evacuated after a passenger using an e-cigarette in a toilet set off a fire alarm

Stansted Airport was evacuated today after a passenger started smoking an e-cigarette in a toilet and set off the fire alarm. Thousands caught up in the chaos described mayhem when the entire departures hall at the Essex airport was shut down this morni
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Feb 18, 2017 01:04

[Korea - South] Smoking, harassment incidents on planes grow

Illegal acts aboard airplanes, especially smoking, are on the rise, the Ministry of Land, Infrastructure and Transport said on Monday. The number of violations, which include smoking, verbal abuse and sexual harassment in-flight, grew by 11 times from
Joong Ang Ilbo (kr)
added Feb 15, 2017 16:31

CEI v DOT: ORDER: Schedule, Feb 14, 2017

It is ORDERED, on the court’s own motion, that this case be scheduled for oral argument on April 10, 2017, at 9:30 A.M. The composition of the argument panel will usually be revealed thirty days prior to the date of oral argument on the court’s web site a
Tobacco On Trial
added Feb 15, 2017 02:36

GARRISON: Flight check: Singapore to Auckland with Air New Zealand

My row companion...hadn't washed in several days and appeared very dishevelled...smelled heavily of cigarette smoke...Later she was busted for smoking cigarettes in the loo... Isn't flying fun?
New Zealand Herald (nz)
added Feb 8, 2017 03:58
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[UK] Monarch Airlines passenger faces jail for starting blaze in plane toilet which left returning tourists stranded in Egypt for 24 hours

John Cox set fire to a bin on an Airbus A321 aircraft carrying 201 people from Birmingham to Sharm-El-Sheikh in the summer of 2015....'The plane was unserviceable because a man set fire to onboard toilets deliberately while also smoking and abusing the ca
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jan 31, 2017 17:02
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