2017-10-30 Posted in 1ST Airport Taxis
The United Kingdom is very strict about rules and regulations especially when it comes to entities that contribute internationally to the nation’s economy and reputation.
Considering smoking for instance, "it is against the law to smoke in public areas and buildings unless otherwise stated". However, interested smokers can locate the electric (vapes) and regular cigarettes in designated areas.
Smoking Zone at Luton Airport
Smoking at Luton Airport is not allowed, but there are sheltered smoking zones right outside the departure area where people can smoke legally and freely. Electronic cigarettes which may have changed the course or definition of smoking is also not allowed at Luton Airport due to various reasons.
Just because it eradicates the use of matchbox or fire, doesn’t mean it’s good for everybody. Smoking at Luton Airport has never been accessible, but smoking at a designated smoking zone at Luton Airport would not harm. Also, there’s a prominent fine if anyone found holding a cigarette or lighting it inside the terminal at Luton Airport.
Recent cases of Electronic Cigarettes Luton Airport
In 2016, few passengers unknowingly used smoking cigarettes at Luton Airport, and not only they were fined, but a legal case was also filed against them.
Every major airport in the UK is very concerned about public health, and these rules are for everyone’s betterment. You can carry the electronic cigarettes (not sure if the airlines would allow it or not) along with you to the plane but we will recommend not to do so.
It is permissible to use Inhalators at Luton Airport
Interestingly, Luton Airport has allowed visitors to use Inhalators or products that aim 'stop smoking' aids.
The reason being, some communities appreciated the Luton Airport’s initiative to put an end to smoking and suggested to allow anti-smoking aids and products at the airport to make the Luton Airport even more safer.
Nicotine Patches and Nicotine Gum
From January 2017, Luton Airport highlighted the use of nicotine patches and nicotine gum for those who are in need of it. The nicotine patches release the quantity of nicotine into the body through skin once patched to it.
Some find this a little on the addictive side while others are happy to have it.
Selected smoking area at Luton Airport
You can smoke any type of cigarette at Smoking zone of Luton Airport. Do not create a room of suspicion or violation for yourself by not following rules at regulations of smoking at Luton Airport.
"Smoking is injurious to health and causes lung cancer, stay safe"