To tame unruly flyers Civil Aviation Ministry announces 'No-Fly' list
While making the 'No-Fly' list announcement, Civil Aviation Secretary RN Choubey said, "The punishment of suspension for unruly behaviour applies to domestic carriers. If international carriers want this input, they can use it."
The Union Civil Aviation Ministry on Friday announced guidelines for putting passengers on a 'No-Fly' list.
Firstly, if a passenger founded guilty of misbehaving, like making physical gestures, they will not be allowed to fly that particular airlines for a duration of two months.
Secondly, if a passenger is found convicted of physical abuse, they will be banned from the airlines for six months.
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Lastly, if any passenger is making life threatening behaviour, they will be banned from flying on any airline in India for a period of two years.
While making the announcement, Civil Aviation Secretary RN Choubey said, "The punishment of suspension for unruly behaviour applies to domestic carriers. If international carriers want this input, they can use it."
He also said: "An airline can ban a passenger from flying immediately, but the passenger won't come on the national no-fly list right away," reported in International Business Times.
However, this list is not mandatory for all airlines. They can adopt the list if they want or else can ignore.
The new rules brought under No-Fly list will now be open for public comment for a month.
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