Delta Airlines wants competitors to share info about unruly passengers

delta airlines wants competitors to share info about unruly passengers

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Delta Airlines said in a pair of internal memos to employees this week that it’s asked competitors to share their no-fly lists, to try to keep passengers who cause disturbances on planes from bringing their mayhem to other airlines.

Since January 1st, the Federal Aviation Administration says it has received 4,385 reports of unruly behavior by passengers, which includes 3,199 reports of passengers “refusing to comply with the federal facemask mandate.” The FAA has issued more than $1 million in proposed fines, but the agency does not have the authority to conduct criminal prosecutions.

Among the incidents, according to the FAA:

  • On a May 24th flight from New York to Orlando a passenger was “allegedly throwing objects, including his…

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