- Sep 28, 2008
Regular reports of China Southern Pilots among half dozen other airlines smoking in the cockpit. Smell allegedly very apparent in premium cabins on several flights. Not travelled on them in a premium cabin nor within last 4 years so not speaking from experience.Federal law bans smoking in all Australian airports, and international and domestic flights. Smoking was banned on all domestic flights in late 1987, on any flight within Australian airspace in 1990, and on all international flights to / from Australia in 1996.
When most people think of the golden age of air travel, they envision stylish passengers in tailored clothes eating exquisite meals off porcelain plates. What they often forget is that the air in those luxurious planes was usually heavy with smoke. Until 1971, most airlines allowed unrestricted...