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Tuesday, May 04, 2021

The Federal Aviation Administration is warning air travelers about what it describes as a dramatic increase in unruly or dangerous behavior aboard passenger airplanes.

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...In a typical year, the transportation agency sees 100 to 150 formal cases of bad passenger behavior. But since the start of this year, the agency said, the number of reported cases has jumped to 1,300, an even more remarkable number since the number of passengers remains below pre-pandemic levels.

The behavior in question includes passengers refusing to wear masks, drinking excessively and engaging in alleged physical or verbal assault, including what the agency describes as political intimidation and harassment of lawmakers.

In Fort Lauderdale, Florida, for example, a fistfight broke out amid a dispute over mask-wearing. In Washington, D.C., a passenger was escorted off a flight after arguing with flight attendants over the mask rule....


#1 | Posted by LampLighter at 2021-05-04 11:18 AM | Reply

------ being ------ like their dear leader.

#2 | Posted by LegallyYourDead at 2021-05-04 11:53 AM | Reply

@#2 ... ------ being ------ ...

That is a concern I have with the new GOP. The party actually appears to condone, even promote, such behavior.

#3 | Posted by LampLighter at 2021-05-04 12:06 PM | Reply | Newsworthy 1

On a flight to Chicago with the owner of the company I worked for, he sat in 1st class and, I of course, got steerage.

He comes walking down the aisle with a screwdriver and says, "Here's a little something for having to sit with these sorry -----." Then he takes a big swig out of the plastic glass and hands it to me, laughing his ass off.

#4 | Posted by madscientist at 2021-05-06 06:36 PM | Reply

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