• As flyers slowly return, airlines are dealing with a surge in unruly passengers

    3 days ago - By Business Insider

    Summary List Placement The Federal Aviation Administration continues to sound the alarm about a surge in unruly passengers aboard flights, even as the number of people flying remains far below pre-pandemic levels.
    The agency received some 1,300 unruly-passenger reports from airlines since February and identified potential violations in roughly 260 cases, an FAA spokesperson told Insider on Tuesday. The FAA has initiated around 20 enforcement cases and is preparing more.
    In recent years, the agency has typically brought between 100 and 150 enforcement cases against passengers, it said.
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