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They're NOT the dirtiest place in the cabin and the flush can seal you onto the seat: Shocking facts about airplane loos

Despite the fact that smoking on planes has been banned for over a decade, aircraft are obliged to provide ashtrays so that if if a smoker succumbs to temptation, they can dispose of their cigarette butt safely.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Mar 29, 2016 00:13

[Asia, India] New cabin at airport to cut passive smoking

To check the ill-effects of passive smoking, the Airports Authority of India (AAI) has opened a designated cabin for smokers at the Thiruvananthapuram international airport. The facility, from the Netherlands, can accommodate 10 persons and has five sta
The Hindu Online (in)
added Mar 20, 2016 20:29

Delta Flight Delayed After E-Cigarette Ignites In Passenger's Carry-On

Delta spokeswoman Ashley Black said, "During the boarding process of Delta Flight 689 traveling from ATL to STL around 7 p.m. Wednesday night, a customer's bag ignited from an e-cigarette. The bag was safely extinguished with no damage to the aircraft. T
ABC News
added Mar 17, 2016 15:55

Why Do Airplanes Still Have Ashtrays?

According to the Code of Federal Regulations for airworthiness: “Regardless of whether smoking is allowed in any other part of the airplane, lavatories must have self-contained, removable ashtrays located conspicuously on or near the entry side of each
The Epoch Times English Version
added Mar 14, 2016 14:57

[Georgia] Giant canopies part of $6 billion Atlanta airport expansion

The expansion and renovation plans did not mention the future of the airport's indoor smoking rooms for passengers inside the secure areas, which have been criticized by health officials such as U.S. Surgeon General Dr. Vivek Murthy. Most U.S. airports h
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Mar 10, 2016 21:59

Free flights on the company plane

When Ross Johnson was chief executive of RJR Nabisco, the tobacco-to-biscuits conglomerate, in the 1980s, he sent Rocco, his pet dog, on a 2,000-mile flight aboard the company jet. According to the story, made famous in Barbarians at the Gate, a book ab
Financial Times (uk)
added Mar 7, 2016 07:40

[Canada] Regina woman charged after allegedly smoking on flight, refusing to put cat in kennel

It’s also alleged that she locked herself inside a washroom on the aircraft and smoked a cigarette, risking the safety of the 116 passengers and crew aboard the flight. Leandra Lynn Newman has been charged under the Canadian Aviation Regulations with smo
Canadian Television (CTV) (ca)
added Mar 5, 2016 00:46

E-Cig Use Doesn't Fly Under In-Flight Smoking Ban: DOT ($$)

more than 1,000 comments... A majority of individuals who submitted comments also opposed the rule, with many saying the DOT lacked the authority to make the rule and questioning research suggesting health risks associated with e-cigarette use.
added Mar 3, 2016 22:16

Use of Electronic Cigarettes on Aircraft (PDF)

This document is scheduled to be published in th^ Federal Register on 03/04/2016 / The Department of Transportation is issuing a final rule to extend the smoking ban in DOT’s regulation to include all charter (i.e., nonscheduled) flights where a flight a
Amazon Web Services / Simple Storage Service (Amazon S3)
added Mar 3, 2016 18:25

Use of Electronic Cigarettes on Aircraft

An unpublished Rule by the Transportation Department on 03/04/2016 / This document has not been published and is only available in PDF format. DOWNLOAD PDF
Federal Register
added Mar 3, 2016 18:22
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