FAA chief says there has been a “worrying increase” in passenger disruptions on flights
The head of the Federal Aviation Administration told CNBC on Thursday that disruptions on commercial flights had increased worryingly in recent days, prompting the regulator to do so issue a stricter enforcement policy.
“In the past few days, there have been an increasing number of incidents on board where passengers have disrupted flights with their behavior,” said FAA Administrator Steve Dickson “Squawk on the street.”
He said the episodes were due in part to leaflets posted during the Coronavirus pandemicand also after the deadly pro-Trump uprising in the US Capitol last week.
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