Standards of passenger behavior on UK airlines have plummeted in recent years, according to figures compiled by the Civil Aviation Authority (CAA), the UK regulator. The number of incidents of disruptive passengers has more than quadrupled in just three years, from 85 in 2013 to 386 in 2015. Alcohol consumption has played a major role in the incidence of “air rage” incidents, which have resulted in fights between passengers and attempts to open exit doors in mid-flight as well ...

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