Disinsection | Article about disinsection by The Free Dictionary
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The operation in which measures are taken to kill the insect vectors of human disease present in aircraft and in containers (International Health Regulations 1969, Third Annotation Edition , Part I Article 1) (ICAO). Also called disinsection.
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The process is known as disinsection
and is required on flights to and from certain destinations to prevent infectious and contagious diseases, a Civil Aviation Authority spokesman said.
She then discounts this because several pilots and flight attendants said disinsection
is done to make passengers happy.
This practice, called "disinsection
," is required by a number of tropical and Pacific Rim nations before flights are permitted to land there.