Huge uptick in pandemic ‘air rage’ hits flight attendants

By: - September 24, 2021 5:00 am

Sara Nelson, international president of the Association of Flight Attendants, testifies on “air rage” and passenger incidents during a House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee Aviation Subcommittee hearing on the surge in passenger rage cases and its effects on the airline industry and staff, on Sept. 23, 2021 in Washington, DC. The Committee is examining the rise in passenger incidents and looking at ways to curb them. (Photo by Kevin Dietsch/Getty Images)

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Jacob Fischler
Jacob Fischler

Jacob covers federal policy as a senior reporter in the States Newsroom Washington bureau. Based in Oregon, he focuses on Western issues as well as climate, energy development, public lands and infrastructure.

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