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Chinese man fined $160 for smoking on north-to-south flight in Vietnam

Chinese man fined $160 for smoking on north-to-south flight in Vietnam

Wednesday, April 10, 2024, 21:32 GMT+7
Chinese man fined $160 for smoking on north-to-south flight in Vietnam
A Chinese man was fined VND4 million (US$160) for smoking on a flight from Hanoi to Can Tho City in southern Vietnam. Photo: Southern Airports Authority

A male Chinese passenger was fined VND4 million (US$160) for smoking on a flight from Hanoi to Can Tho City in southern Vietnam on Tuesday.

A representative of the Southern Airports Authority in Can Tho said on Wednesday that the authority imposed the fine on Y.C., 41, who flew on Vietnamese budget carrier’s VJ467 flight. 

At 7:00 pm on Tuesday, he entered a restroom on the aircraft to have a smoke, activating the smoke alarm system on the aircraft.

According to the Southern Airports Authority in Can Tho, flight attendants on board had announced a ban on in-flight smoking to passengers before departure.

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Thanh Ha - Chi Hanh / Tuoi Tre News

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