(NEW YORK) -- With the U.S. military and diplomatic withdrawal now complete after 20 years in Afghanistan, the Taliban has taken over the country, including the Kabul airport, the site of an often-desperate evacuation effort in past weeks. But even as the last American troops... Read More.
(NEW YORK) --There was mid-flight chaos on one American Airlines flight over the Labor Day holiday after a passenger began growling and berating the flight attendants on board. "What? What? What? What are you going to kick me off this flight?" the 61-year-old man taunted... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- Fines for unruly behavior during flights have soared in 2021, with the Federal Aviation Administration reporting Thursday that it has proposed more than $1 million in penalties this year alone. The FAA has received almost 4,000 reports of aggressive behavior from airlines since... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- The "friendly skies" are becoming almost unrecognizable, with record numbers of flight attendants being verbally and physically attacked on flights. The Federal Aviation Administration received 3,810 reports of unruly passengers this year alone – 2,786 of those involving travelers who refused to... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- The Federal Aviation Administration is calling on U.S. airports to help put an end to the recent spike in unruly passenger cases. The FAA is urging airport police to arrest more people who are unruly or violent on flights and asking airport bars... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Frontier flight attendants, with the help of passengers, had to tape an unruly passenger to his seat Saturday after he allegedly groped two of the attendants and punched a third in the face. In an initial statement to ABC News, the... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- As more people return to the skies, the largest flight attendant union in the U.S. is sounding the alarm on a rise in unruly passengers. Eighty-five percent of the nearly 5,000 U.S. flight attendants The Association of Flight Attendants-CWA, AFL-CIO (AFA) surveyed... Read More.
(OKLAHOMA CITY) -- A cross-country Delta flight was diverted to Oklahoma after an unruly passenger allegedly made terroristic threats and assaulted two flight attendants, according to police. The suspect, Stephon Jamar Duncan, allegedly said he was going to take down the plane Friday evening while... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- An unruly passenger on a Delta flight in December is now facing the largest proposed fine from the Federal Aviation Administration this year -- a whopping $52,500. According to the agency, the passenger tried to open the cockpit door on the flight from... Read More.
(ATLANTA) — Six people are dead after an accident caused a van to catch fire on a Georgia highway. The Gwinnett County police and fire departments were dispatched to northbound Interstate 85 where it splits to Interstate 985 on Saturday just after 6:30 p.m. in... Read More.
(CAIRO) — A Eleven people are dead and 98 are injured after a passenger train derailed in Banha, Egypt, on Sunday. Video broadcast by local media showed several carriages overturned in the province of Qalyoubeya, about 18 miles north of Cairo. Health Ministry officials said 14 people... Read More.
By EMILY SHAPIRO, ABC News(BOSTON) -- An Uber driver accused of locking a woman inside his car is due to make his first court appearance on Monday.Kamal Essalak, 47, of Acton, Massachusetts, was arrested for kidnapping on Saturday,... Read More.