FAA Hits Nine Unruly Passengers With Massive Fines

Via press release:

The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) released a new public service announcement and levied $119,000 in civil penalties against passengers for alleged violations of federal regulations as part of its Zero Tolerance efforts against unruly behavior.

As part of the FAA’s Zero Tolerance campaign, the web video features children explaining how to behave on a plane and expressing their disgust about increased unruly passenger behavior.

Today’s cases propose civil penalties against nine passengers ranging from $7,500 to $21,500 for allegedly interfering with flight attendants who instructed passengers to obey cabin crew instructions and various federal regulations.

The cases involve assaulting the flight crew and other passengers, drinking alcohol brought aboard the plane and refusing to wear facemasks.

Read about each passenger here.