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FAA asks DOJ to start going after unruly air passengers.
« on: June 22, 2021, 08:11:22 PM »
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Federal Aviation Administration to take some form of enforcement action over 400 times in the first five months of 2021, compared to 146 in all of 2019, according to the coalition.

The FAA announced a zero-tolerance order on passenger disturbances after Trump supporters displayed volatile behaviors on some flights around the time of the Capitol insurrection.

Since then, the agency has collected more than 3,039 reports of unruly behavior and launched 465 investigations into assaults, threats of assault or interference with crew members.

Over 2,300 cases involved passengers refusing to wear face masks as required.

https://www.axios.com/unruly-passengers-airlines-doj-d431bdc9-7a07-45ba-932c-a31e74b7108d.html