FAA fines against misbehaving passengers reaches US$1 million
by Ali Coulton
The US aviation authority has clocked 3,889 reports of disruptive passengers in the past year, more than 20 times the number recorded prior to the pandemic.
WATCH: Flight attendant allegedly duct-tapes 11-year-old to plane seat
It seems staff at this particular airline have once again allowed their affection for duct tape to get the better of them.
Passenger punch-up breaks out on flight over alleged reclined seat
We know that reclining your seat during a flight is contentious at the best of times, but these passengers have taken the debate to a whole new level.
Bodybuilder booted off flight for wearing short shorts
This social media personality claims she was kicked off a flight because her outfit would “disturb other families”.
Plane passengers receive ‘hands on heads’ order for up to an hour in bizarre airline security measure
We reckon all flight attendants who work in the US deserve a medal, or at least free self-defence classes. Maybe some tasers, too.
WATCH: Passenger duct-taped to seat after trying to flee plane mid-flight
A TikTok user posted footage of a woman restrained to a chair by duct tape after she allegedly bit and spat at cabin crew before trying to open the plane’s front door.
Surge in unruly passenger behaviour sparks inflight booze bans
If you thought the increase in stories about unruly passengers of late was just because we find them mildly entertaining, you’re only half right.
Flight attendant slams passengers for “disgusting” behaviour during flight delay
According to a viral TikTok video, this flight attendant got jack of passengers after they made a flight delay a “living hell” for cabin crew.
Woman charged after attacking cabin crew on American Airlines flight
The female passenger allegedly hit a flight attendant repeatedly and tried to lift up her skirt, after accusing another cabin crew member of not picking up her rubbish.
“Guys, stop it!”: Brawl erupts over last remaining seats on American Airlines flight
Let this video serve as a gentle reminder that while travel may be limited, unruly passengers are still out there wreaking havoc.
Qantas, American Airlines reauthorised to cooperate on trans-Pacific routes
Rumour has it that INXS’ “Never Tear Us Apart” could be heard blasting from Qantas’ HQ in Mascot following this news.
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