Posted by: athomas
With the spike in air rage cases going vertical, secondary cockpit barriers still arenít required for new aircraft.

And,the Saracini Act, passed into law to retrofit older aircraft, remains a bureaucratic mess.

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Once again, we see that it is alert flight crew and proactive passengers that are the best guarantors of security within the air cabin.

This air rager never seemed to stand a chance.
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Having studied the air rage problem for nearly a quarter of a century, it appears this might be a time that is ripe for a significant spate of new cases.

A dangerous paradox of continued mask mandates in airports and on-board aircraft- while masking in most other places fades awau- seems destined to make this a difficult summer for flight crew and airline staff.
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Despite the rollback of mask mandates in many parts of society, airline passengers are being warned that it is still necessary to mask-up during the air travel experience.

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Something that is most welcome - and long overdue.

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This New Yorker was having quite the flight...

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Over the years, I have worked closely with the folks and families who have been demanding greater transparency around the context of the 9/11 attacks.

While progress has been made in revealing more about the "who's" and "what's", it remains fitful and incomplete- with many starts and stops.

Given a new Administration and the 20th anniversary coming up, new calls are rising for accountability.

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The biggest single improvement in aviation security since 9/11: passengers being proactive in the cabin.


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