Title 14 published on 2015-11-17
The following are
ALL rules, proposed rules, and notices (chronologically) published in the Federal Register relating to 14 CFR Part 252 after this date.
2016-03-04; vol. 81 # 43 - Friday, March 4, 2016
81 FR 11415 - Use of Electronic Cigarettes on Aircraft
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DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION, Office of the Secretary
The rule is effective April 4, 2016.
14 CFR Part 252
The Department of Transportation is issuing a final rule to extend the smoking ban in DOT's regulation to include all charter ( i.e., nonscheduled) flights where a flight attendant is a required crewmember. The revised regulation would comport with 49 U.S.C. 41706, which was revised in 2012, to ban smoking on charter flights where a flight attendant is a required crewmember. This final rule also explicitly bans the use of electronic cigarettes (“e-cigarettes”) on all flights where smoking is banned. The Department interprets the existing regulation to prohibit e-cigarette use, but is codifying this interpretation.