ICAO and IATA have released new legal guidance on dealing with unruly passengers on board aircraft. The new ICAO Manual on the Legal Aspects of Unruly and Disruptive Passengers emerged from the adoption of the 2014 Montreal Protocol, which aimed to tighten regulations for dealing with travelers who potentially pose a threat to other passengers, cabin crews or an aircraft. The number of such incidents has risen sharply in recent years, with alcohol being a major factor behind them. Some ...

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