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Old Oct 11, 17, 4:28 am
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Originally Posted by Skimo View Post
I noticed that too. It's a very Arabic thing, favouring facial tissues (you never seem to be more than 2 metres from a box of them in the region!) over paper towels.
Not related to any cultural preferences. A purser told me they switched to tissue paper as passengers were throwing the thicker paper towels into the toilets and on some planes (notably some Airbus models) it was creating a clogging problem. This resulted in affected toilets being out of commission for the rest of the flight.
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