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Thailand: All airports smoking ban

Looks like Thailand is the latest Southeast Asian country to declare a ban on cigarettes and tobacco products. Following Malaysia’s smoking ban at all eateries nationwide in January, Thailand has decided to impose the ban at all six of its airports. Airports of Thailand Plc (AoT) president Sutheerawat Suwanwat explains

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Smoking ban on Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport

Atlanta city council members on Monday introduced sweeping new legislation that would outlaw smoking in many public places. The proposed ordinance would eliminate smoking lounges at Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport and make all restaurants and bars in the city of Atlanta smoke-free indoors. It would also redefine smoking to include e-cigarettes

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A review of smoking policies on airports

We found that 52.9% of the airports reviewed had indoor smoking rooms or smoking areas; smoking policy was unknown or unstated for two airports. 55.9% of the airports were located in countries where national legislation allowed designated smoking rooms and areas, while 35.3% were in smoke-free countries. Subnational legislation restricted

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Smokers are welcome in Zurich

Special, modern lounges are available for smokers at Zurich Airport.   Smokers and non-smokers alike are made to feel at home at Zurich Airport. Zurich was the first airport in Europe to open special smoking lounges. There are currently 22 smoking lounges. 18 are located in the passenger area, and

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2018 Total ban on smoking at Prague airport

A total ban on smoking came into effect at Prague’s Václav Havel Airport on Tuesday. Previous smoking areas in the facility’s transit areas have been done away with and the ban also applies to electronic cigarettes. Operators said they expected the number of smoke-free airports to grow and wished to

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