Posted by: athomas
Posted by: athomas
As the extreme cases from 2021 and early 2022 start to get finality in the U.S. criminal justice system, more stories like this should be expected - and welcomed!

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It is being reported that the two pilots on an Air France flight got into a physical altercation inside the cockpit back in June.

It appears cabin crew had to intervene to de-escalate the situation. A question: how did those folks enter the "secure" cockpit?

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Storming the cockpit is nothing knew, even post 9-11.

Still, a nearly naked woman doing so is pretty unique...

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A reminder of how airports can also be centers of criminal activity.


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Airports are some of the busiest places in many cities.

In addition to the thousands of travelers transiting in and out each day, airports also serve as one of the largest employers and hubs of economic activity in a given region.

The scale of people engaging with the facilities on a regular basis mandates that airport security is effective across all areas, including ones open to the public.

The recent case at Love Field is an example and a reminder of the myriad of threats that airports can face.

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The term "air rage" has been around at least since the 90's.

A lot of the early momentum for the increased usage of the term came from the Brits, who are famous for their in-flight debauchery to cheap travel destinations such as a Spain and Greece.

As we enter the summer months once again, the Brits are reminding us how lousy they are when it comes to handling their booze.

Here are just a couple of recent incidents:

A hammered British woman bites an airport officer in Majorca

A pissed Brit attacks a pilot on a Greek flight

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What did mom always say?

"Keep your hands to yourselves!"

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