Unruly Delta Passenger Faces One Of The Largest Fines In History; FAA Fines Passenger $77,272

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A passenger on a Delta Air Lines flight headed from Las Vegas to Atlanta now faces one of the largest fines issued by the Federal Aviation Administration for their unruly behavior.

The $77,272 fine is part of the administration’s efforts to crack down on disruptive passengers, the Atlanta Journal-Constitution reported.

Last year, the FAA established a “zero tolerance” policy and had since proposed close to $2 million in fines against passengers since the start of it.

The FAA accused the Delta passenger aboard a July 16, 2021, flight of attempting “to hug and kiss the passenger seated next to her; walked to the front of the aircraft to try to exit during flight; refused to return to her seat; and bit another passenger multiple times.”

“The crew had to physically restrain her,” the FAA stated.

The agency also announced a record $81,950 penalty against an American…

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