Airlines, Unions Demand Crackdown on Unruly Passengers


The federal government's been asked to do more to prosecute disruptive airline passengers. A group representing airlines and unionized airline employees is sending a letter to U. S Attorney General Merrick Garland asking for the Justice Department to throw the book at air travelers who disrupt flights or act aggressively or violent while on board. There have been a growing number of cases many seen online in videos of unruly passengers getting physical, prompting the Federal Aviation Authority to stop offenders from flying commercially. The letter states. There have been more than 400 complaints filed against passengers for assaulting or threatening crew members. Foxes Evan

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