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Flight turned around because of e-cigarette

http://www.big1059.com

A man who refused to stop smoking an electronic cigarette forced a Continental Airlines flight to return to Portland Tuesday afternoon. he was held overnight on a federal detainer and formal charges are expected today. The Department of Transportation is considering banning the devices, which are currently legal. However, Continental has a policy banning the use of e-smokes.

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Traveler Arrested For Bathroom Emergency On Delta Flight

http://consumerist.com

Joao Correa was on a Delta Airlines flight from Honduras to Atlanta last week when something bad happened down below, and he had to immediately use the bathroom. Unfortunately, there was a drink cart blocking his way and the flight attendants wouldn't let him by. When the plane landed, Correa was arrested and spent two days in jail.

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Created by rancemuhamitz 3 years 27 weeks ago – Made popular 3 years 27 weeks ago
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Airline Industry Complains they are 'overtaxed'

http://thehill.com

Federal Taxes add $64 to a $300 airline ticket, a tax of 21%. These taxes and fees include:the federal ticket tax, flight segment fees, airport passenger facility charges (PFCs) and a federal security surcharge. The airlines claim the total of these charges amount to virtually punitive treatment of the industry. This guy thinks they should shut up, and stop complaining.

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Created by Pilot_MKN 3 years 44 weeks ago – Made popular 3 years 44 weeks ago
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