THE JUSTICE DEPARTMENT PLANS TO STEP UP PROSECUTION OF UNRULY AIRLINE PASSENGERS AFTER MORE THAN 5,300 INCIDENTS THIS YEAR

© LM Otero/AP An American Airlines flight attendant. LM Otero/AP The Federal Aviation Administration logged more than 5,300 flight disturbances this year. The vast majority are categorized as "mask-related incidents." AG Merrick Garland instructed prosecutors in a memo to step up and coordinate enforcement during the holidays. Federal prosecutors should increase their efforts to hold pas...

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