Airlines see sharp rise in unruly passengers, says industry group

Airlines see sharp rise in unruly passengers, says industry group
 

The number of incidents of unruly behaviour by airline passengers has risen sharply in 2015.
Incidents of people getting in fights, being verbally abusive or refusing to follow cabin crew orders were up by 17%, according to the International Air Transport Association (IATA).
Alcohol or drug use was identified as a factor in one in four incidents.
In 11% of cases, there was physical aggression or even damage to the aircraft.
Some 10,854 incidents of passengers disrupting flights were reported to IATA last year, up from 9,316 incidents in 2014. That's one incident for every 1,205 flights.... read more

 
29 September 2016 in World News, Views: 42
Source: BBC
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