Posted by: athomas
The exponential rise of China's domestic air transport system has occurred in a few short years.

As a result, things most often don't go as expected, which has exacerbated the number of air rage incidents there.

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Posted by: athomas
Another drunk, another diversion...

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Posted by: athomas
An interesting case about a passenger and an incident involving empty seats.

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Posted by: athomas
In my 2001 book AIR RAGE, I documented several cases of pigs- yes, pigs!- committing disruptive incidents, including rushing through the cockpit door.

Last week, it happened again, when an "emotional support" pig lost control on a US Airways flight.

Political correctness at its finest...

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The latest celebrity assault on a flight attendant- this time out of Ireland - is an outrage.

Check out here to read the full story.

Dishearteningly, celebrities and air rage incidents like these are an all-too-common occurrence.

Here is a link to an earlier story that tells the sorry history of some jerks behaving badly.
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Previously ignored documents have been uncovered that detail how the 9/11 hijackers were casing Boston's Logan International Airport months before they flew AA 11 and UA 175 into the World Trade Center towers.

Paul Sperry has the full story here.
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It almost goes without saying that air travel involves dealing with the flying public - and all of their baggage.

Passenger shaming helps to illustrate this point.

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Probably the first of many to come...

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Posted by: athomas
In 2010, a prescient article in the Journal of Transportation Security exposed the inherent flaws in the airport scanners that were deployed after the 2009 underwear bomber attack.

Steven Colbert did a wonderful piece of satire on the findings.

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A new report from four researchers further made the case that scanners deployed at airports around the world after the failed 2009 underwear bomber attack didn't work.

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