Air Travel Rules: Many people dream of traveling by flight. He also fulfills his dream, but a small mistake can stop him from living this dream again in the future. A total of 63 passengers have been put on the ‘no fly list’ for unruly behavior in the last one year. These include two incidents of urination which came to the notice of the Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA). Minister of State for Civil Aviation V.K. In a written reply to a question in the Rajya Sabha on Monday, Singh said that a total of 63 passengers have been put on the no-fly list in the last one year, as recommended by the airline’s internal committee, which deals with Civil Aviation Requirements (CAR), Section 3. – Air transport, Series M, and set up to handle unruly/disruptive passengers as per Part 6.
Information from government statistics
Government data has shown that there has been an increase in the number of incidents related to unruly behavior of passengers on flights in the last one year. In response to another query, the ministry informed that 143 passengers have been placed on the ‘no fly list’ for a period from 2017 as per the recommendations of the concerned internal committee constituted by the airline. As per the provision mentioned in the CAR, a ‘No Fly List’ is prepared by the DGCA, which includes specific information related to the passenger involved, contact details of identity documents, date of incident, sector, flight number, period of ban, etc. The ministry’s response said most of the passengers placed on the no-fly list were related to not wearing masks or not following crew members’ instructions.
Heavy penalty imposed for mistake
Air India has been fined Rs 30,00,000 for the urination incident on AI-102 flight from New York to New Delhi on 26 November 2022. Air India’s director flight services was fined Rs 3,00,000 and the pilot-in-command’s license was suspended for three months. In response, it was said that the DGCA has imposed a financial penalty of Rs 10,00,000 on Air India for the incident that took place on flight AI-142 from Paris to New Delhi on 6 December 2022.
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