Vape Friendly Airlines

Discussion in 'Travel and E-Cig' started by RIAFlight25, Jul 30, 2009.

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  1. koryran

    koryran Full Member

    Jul 11, 2014
    winterpeg
    Thanks for your kind words, been lurking here since last summer when I started vaping, and the info I've picked up has allowed me to totally stop analogs and basically changed my life around. Anything I can do or say to help others here just by offering my opinion is really the least I can do, so thanks to you all as well for offering up the info you know about, it's appreciated:)
     
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  2. catsitter

    catsitter Ultra Member Verified Member ECF Veteran

    Supporting member
    Delta explicitly prohibits the use of e-cigs on board, if it hasn't been mentioned before...
     
  3. koryran

    koryran Full Member

    Jul 11, 2014
    winterpeg
    Just to further clarify, U.S. Department of transport says use of ecigarettes on board all domestic and foreign carriers operating in us airspace is banned. I believe modification to this statement is pending.

    Transport Canada doesn't use the words 'use on board banned'' but does express concern over the batteries and states that ecigs should be carried in carryon baggage as opposed to checked in to allow immediate intervention if the battery catches on fire. Air Canada, west jet, Canadian north, and other Canadian carriers all prohibit their use onboard and want them stowed in carry on baggage for easy access.

    Iata (international airline transportation association) classifies ecigs as dangerous goods and reccomends their use on board should be banned, but carried as carryon baggage, again because of the risk of the batteries.

    Personally, I hope that as more hard science emerges concerning the relatively benign effects of ecigs, second hand vape etc, the knee jerk reaction of the non vaping public and policy making officials will soften a bit. Till then I think some European and Asian carriers allow or even encourage it, but best to check their policy before doing so.
     
  4. stpeterob

    stpeterob New Member

    Dec 6, 2015
    Saint Petersburg,Fl
    I recently read on Huffington Post that the TSA wants vapers to put everything in their carry on luggage.The liquid limits are still the same. I traveled twice this year and was worried about the paraphernalia looking bomb like on xray but had no problem what so ever.And I had multiple ego batteries and charger cables.
     
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  5. redrebel821

    redrebel821 ECF Guru Verified Member ECF Veteran

    Jan 8, 2015
    Houston area
    Carried multiple egos, tanks and chargers last spring and had less issues with vaping gear than I did with my iPad.
     
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