American Airlines union voices support for no-fly list


TEXAS — Three lawmakers are proposing a bill that would place violent airline passengers on a lifetime commercial no-fly list, and the union for American Airlines flight attendants is in favor.

What You Need To Know

  • A bipartisan trio of lawmakers has introduced a bill, the Protection from Abusive Passengers Act, which would establish a national no-fly list
  • If the bill becomes law it will ban violent passengers convicted or fined for abuses from commercial flights for life. There would be processes for some people to be removed from the list, however
  • The flight attendant union for Fort Worth-based American Airlines on Thursday championed the bill, saying staff has been “punched, pushed, shoved, harassed, and disrespected’
  • Violent incidents on flights have increased substantially since the outset of the COVID-19 pandemic. The FAA in November of last year said it launched 950…

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