The UK Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) has called for more prosecutions to deter drunken and violent airline passengers. The CAA said Aug. 16 it had already received more than 200 incident reports about disruptive passengers from UK airlines in 2018—even before the main summer holiday season had begun. Numbers of incidents have climbed rapidly in recent years. In 2013, there were 98 such incidents. That figure almost doubled to 195 incidents over the next two years, then doubled ...

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