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Air rage incidents up 17% worldwide in 2015

Iata blames alcohol intoxication; consumer advocates say reduced seat pitch may be part of the problem
Friday, September 30, 2016 - 05:50

New York

REPORTS of unruly passengers disrupting airline flights have soared almost 17 per cent worldwide in 2015, with incidents such as passengers being verbally abusive or refusing to obey cabin crew occurring on one out of every 1,205 flights, the international trade association for