A potential national no-fly list for the most violent airline passengers has passed its first step.
A Congressional bipartisan group has drafted legislation that calls for a lifetime ban from commercial flights for the most egregious of unruly passengers, an issue that has plagued aviation since the onset of the pandemic two years ago and the introduction of the federal mask mandate.
The proposed bill, called the Protection from Abusive Passengers Act, was introduced this week by Rep. Eric Swalwell, D-Calif., Sen. Jack Reed, D-R.I., and Rep. Brian Fitzpatrick, R-Penn., according to Fox Business.
Any such list would be administered by the Transportation Security Administration (TSA).
But these are just the first steps – most…