Reports of unruly passengers are soaring — airlines and flight attendants want stiffer penalties

Reports of verbal abuse, a failure to comply with the federal mask mandate and assault by airline passengers are on the rise. Airline industry groups, flight attendants and lawmakers want the government to do more to stop it. The FAA has received about 3,100 reports of unruly traveler behavior this year and issued fines topping $560,000.
Wed, Jun 23 202111:24 AM EDT