The BBC reports that Maiquetia International Airport is the first in South America to install the fancy air purification system, which apparently "deodorizes and sanitizes" the space, and "eliminates bacterial growth to protect the health of travelers".
No word on whether or not it can neutralize Terrible BO guy or Halitosis person, however.
Flying to and from Venezuela continues to get more expensive, as a number of US airlines have slashed service, citing repressive government currency exchanges.
And a tax on breathing? Seems like anything but a breath of fresh air.
Chloe Pantazi is an editorial assistant on Thrillist's travel team. Yes, that's a British accent. No, she doesn't watch Doctor Who. Follow her on Twitter at @ChloePantazi.