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User currently offlineTaloush From United Arab Emirates, joined Jul 2001, 154 posts, RR: 0
Posted (13 years 5 months 2 weeks 4 days 9 hours ago) and read 995 times:

this happens every time i fly to LHR--the f/a's walk around spraying some sort of insecticide..i usually fly on GF from auh to lhr but my mom's flown on brunei and ba and she said that hey did the very same thing...is this only on uk flights or on european flights as well? and why do they do this?


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User currently offlineEK-A380 From United Kingdom, joined Jun 2001, 165 posts, RR: 0
Reply 1, posted (13 years 5 months 2 weeks 4 days 9 hours ago) and read 989 times:

Emirates do this on all their flights from Dubai to Pakistan. I myself do not understand this.

User currently offlineJwenting From Netherlands, joined Apr 2001, 10213 posts, RR: 18
Reply 2, posted (13 years 5 months 2 weeks 4 days 8 hours ago) and read 984 times:

I've never seen it on flights between AMS and LHR, but it has been a while since I flew BA so it could have been introduced recently.
Best guess is they want to avoid biting insects that could transmit diseases on board, especially mosquitoes.



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User currently offlineBA747-436 From United Kingdom, joined Jan 2001, 1259 posts, RR: 11
Reply 3, posted (13 years 5 months 2 weeks 4 days 8 hours ago) and read 983 times:

On every flight into LHr i've been on it's never been done, and i have been on hundreds of Euroepan and International flights.
It is normaly always done on International flights going into Australia or New Zealand. Although there are a few occasions when it does not happen.



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