(WASHINGTON) -- As more people return to the skies, the number of unruly passenger incidents onboard planes continues to skyrocket. Last week alone, the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) reported an increase of 150 unruly passenger cases, making it the worst weekly report of the summer. The... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- Frontier Airlines is now making passengers pay a "Covid Recovery" surcharge. The charge is intended to offset costs such as "increased sanitation and cleaning onboard the aircraft and in the airport, shields at the ticket counters and gate areas, and personal protective equipment... Read More.
(NEW YORK) — A coalition of airline lobbying groups and unions are calling for the Justice Department to prosecute unruly passengers "to the fullest extent of the law" following a sharp increase in incidents on flights. "The federal government should send a strong and consistent... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) — Acts of aggression are skyrocketing to troubling highs on airplanes. Airlines have now reported 3,000 cases of disruptive passengers to the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) this year, and the vast majority -- 2,300 -- involve people who refused to wear a mask. The FAA... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Two passengers sharing the same stateroom on board the first North American cruise since 2020 tested positive for COVID-19 on Thursday. All crew and adult passengers on board the Celebrity Millennium had to show proof that they were fully vaccinated as well... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) screened seven times more passengers this past weekend than this time in 2020, Department of Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas said at a press conference on Tuesday. The increase represents 90% of the volume the TSA, which is... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- From the friendly skies to the unruly ones -- the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) is continuing its crackdown on disruptive passengers as the agency continues to see more incidents than years prior. On Monday, the FAA proposed its largest fine to a... Read More.
By IVAN PEREIRA, MINA KAJI and AMANDA MAILE, ABC News (BROOMFIELD, Colo.) -- Eyewitnesses in the air and on the ground said they watched in horror and shock as parts of a United Airlines jet engine exploded and broke apart shortly after takeoff... Read More.
By MINA KAJI, ABC News(WASHINGTON) -- All travelers flying into the U.S. must now provide proof of a negative COVID-19 test, taken no more than three days before their flight, or they will be denied boarding.The order was... Read More.
By CATHERINE THORBECKE, ABC News(NEW YORK) -- Saga Cruises, a U.K.-based cruise operator, announced it was requiring all passengers to have received the COVID-19 vaccine before embarking on a trip.The cruise industry as a whole has grappled with... Read More.
By MINA KAJI, ABC News (NEW YORK) -- Two Spirit Airlines agents were injured on Sunday after three passengers "attacked them" while trying to board a flight from Detroit to Atlanta "without authorization" on Sunday, the airline said.Spirit Airlines told ABC... Read More.