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Air rage is taking off around the world, say airlines

Wed Sep 28 14:14:14 EDT 2016 | PBS
A Delta jetliner (foreground) is de-iced while an American Airlines plane (rear) takes off at Reagan National Airport in Washington, D.C. Photo by Gary Cameron/Reuters WASHINGTON — Incidents of unruly passengers on planes are increasing, and more effective deterrents are needed to tackle the problem, a global airline trade group said Wednesday. There were 10,854 air rage incidents reported by airlines worldwide last year, up from 9,316 incidents in 2014, according to the International Air Transp..

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WASHINGTON — Incidents of unruly passengers on planes are increasing, and more effective deterrents are needed to tackle the problem, a global airline trade group said Wednesday. T..
FILE - In this Aug. 1, 2002 file photo, the Federal Law Enforcement Training Center in Artesia, N.M., where agents for the Federal Air Marshal Service undergo training. Incidents o..
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A Delta jetliner (foreground) is de-iced while an American Airlines plane (rear) takes off at Reagan National Airport in Washington, D.C. Photo by Gary Cameron/Reuters WASHINGTON —..
MONTREAL/NEW YORK Reports of unruly passengers disrupting airline flights have soared almost 17 percent worldwide in 2015, with incidents such as passengers being verbally abusive ..
WASHINGTON (AP) — A global airline trade group says the number of incidents of unruly passengers on planes is increasing, and it's calling for more effective deterrents. The Intern..
WASHINGTON (AP) — Incidents of unruly passengers on planes are increasing, and more effective deterrents are needed to tackle the problem, a global airline trade group said Wednesd..
FILE - In this Aug. 1, 2002 file photo, the Federal Law Enforcement Training Center in Artesia, N.M., where agents for the Federal Air Marshal Service undergo training. Incidents o..
FILE - In this Aug. 1, 2002 file photo, the Federal Law Enforcement Training Center in Artesia, N.M., where agents for the Federal Air Marshal Service undergo training. Incidents o..
WASHINGTON — Incidents of unruly passengers on planes are increasing, and more effective deterrents are needed to tackle the problem, a global airline trade group said Wednesday. T..
Incidents of unruly passengers on planes are increasing, and more effective deterrents are needed to tackle the problem, a global airline trade group said Wednesday. There were 10,..
Incidents of unruly passengers on planes are increasing, and more effective deterrents are needed to tackle the problem, a global airline trade group said Wednesday. There were 10,..
As air travel becomes more crowded and stressful due to sold-out flights and elaborate security checks, it’s becoming more common for passengers to cross the line from discontented..
WASHINGTON — Incidents of unruly passengers on planes are increasing, and more effective deterrents are needed to tackle the problem, a global airline trade group said Wednesday. T..
FILE - In this Aug. 1, 2002 file photo, the Federal Law Enforcement Training Center in Artesia, N.M., where agents for the Federal Air Marshal Service undergo training. Incidents o..
MONTREAL Reports of air rage rose worldwide in 2015, with instances of verbally abusive airline passengers and travelers who refused to listen to cabin crew increasing by almost 17..
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