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New Legislation to Crack Down on Unruly Airplane Passengers Will Go Into Effect Next Year


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Horror stories of disorderly passengers seems like an all-too regular occurence in the world of airlines. But starting next month, nearly two dozen nations are looking to crack down on troublesome fliers around the world.

New legislation, ratified by 22 countries, aims to make it easier to punish unruly passengers, CNN reported. The legislation, entitled the Montreal Protocol 2014, will go into effect starting January 1, 2020.

“We want as many countries as possible to ratify this treaty," the Assistant Director of Corporate Communications for Europe at the International Air Transport Association (IATA), Chris Goater, told CNN. "We ...


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