Beijing airport China`s first to ban smoking

Last Updated: Thursday, June 2, 2011 - 14:28

Beijing: The international airport in Beijing has become the country`s first to shut down all its smoking rooms, a statement said.

The Beijing Capital International Airport has closed up to 36 smoking rooms in all of its three terminals, the People`s Daily reported, citing an airport statement.

Airport officials said the latest anti-smoking measures were introduced to create a healthy travelling environment for passengers.
The airport said it has prepared no-smoking notices and promotional materials to carry out the anti-smoking campaign.

The shut smoking rooms will not reopen to public again, airport officials said.

IANS



First Published: Thursday, June 2, 2011 - 14:28

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