Bill would create ‘no-fly’ list for unruly passengers

By Lori Aratani, The Washington Post

Updated: 1 hour ago Published: 1 hour ago

Lawmakers introduced legislation Wednesday to create a “no-fly” list for unruly passengers, part of an effort to address the rise of violent incidents in airplanes.

Under the Protection From Abusive Passengers Act unveiled by Sen. Jack Reed, D-R.I., and Reps. Eric Swalwell, D-Calif., and Brian Fitzpatrick, R-Pa., people convicted of assaulting crew members aboard an aircraft could be placed on a “no-fly” list that would be maintained by the Transportation Security Administration. Those individuals also could be barred from special programs that allow for expedited passenger screening, including TSA’s PreCheck program and Global Entry,…

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