Unruly passengers face $US35,000 fine, jail in FAA crackdown

Problems on US aircraft have prompted the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) to take a zero-tolerance approach to unruly passengers with a fine of up to $US35,000 and possible jail time.

The FAA on Wednesday signed an order introducing a stricter policy against unruly airline passengers that will remain in effect until March 30 “in the wake of recent troubling incidents”.

“Flying is the safest mode of transportation and I signed this order to keep it that way,” FAA administrator Steve Dickson said.

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The agency said it had seen a disturbing increase in airline passengers have read more ⇒

Source:: AirlineRatings.Com

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