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Smoke Free East Midlands Airport

East Midlands Airport have announced that from Monday March 5th the airport will be smoke free. From Monday there will be no smoking facilities at the airport either before or after passport control.

The Government legislation banning smoking in all enclosed public spaces comes into effect on July 1st 2007. By implementing the no-smoking rule across it's building, East Midlands Airport will be providing a safer and healthier environment for staff and passengers. Company workplaces at East Midlands Airport have been smoke free since 1997.

The airport are teaming up with North West Leicestershire District Council and Leicestershire Primary Care Trust with their 'Why Wait' campaign on National No Smoking Day - March 14th. There will be appropriate signage across the airport so that passengers are aware of the changes.

As a result of the Government legislation virtually all public places will be smoke-free. John Doherty, East Midlands Airport manager says that "the Airport will be leading by example by being smoke-free nearly four months early."

For further travel news and great prices on East Midlands Parking remember to check back with Airparks.

Published by: Tony Hill

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