October 24, 2018 Articles

The Unfriendly Skies: International Carrier Liability for Unruly Passengers

By Paula L. Wegman and John Maggio

Unruly and disruptive passenger incidents are one of the top safety issues that concern cabin crew. Numbering almost 10,000 per year, such incidents can cause delays and affect the safety of everyone flying. International Air Transport Ass’n, Unruly and Disruptive Passengers. Passenger assaults stemming from onboard disputes provide numerous issues for courts to consider in determining whether an accident caused a bodily injury.

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