Vietnamese fined for smoking during HCM City- Hanoi flight

A man from Hanoi has been fined VND4 million (US$180) for smoking in the toilet during a domestic flight.

The passenger was caught smoking on a Vietjet plane from Ho Chi Minh City to Hanoi. 
According to a government decree, in-flight smoking is subject to a fine of up to VND5 million.
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Despite instructions and warning signs, many Vietnamese passengers have kept breaking the rule, especially on journeys lasting two hours, such as flights between Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City.
A local man last May received the same fine for smoking during a Vietnam Airlines flight on the same route.

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