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Aviation Regulations Tighten: 247 Passengers Placed on ‘No-Fly’ List in Four Years, Government Reveals

In the last four years, 247 passengers were kept in the ‘no fly’ list, while in 2023, a maximum of 108 passengers were stopped from flying by various airlines due to rude behaviour. Aviation regulator DGCA has framed Civil Aviation Requirements (CAR) to deal with unlawful/disruptive behavior of passengers on board aircraft.

According to data shared by Minister of State for Civil Aviation VK Singh in the Rajya Sabha on Monday, “the number of passengers placed on the ‘no-fly’ list was 10 in 2020 and increased to 66 in 2021.” Data shows that the number of such passengers decreased to 63 in 2022, but last year the number increased to 108.

According to CAR, whenever an airline receives a complaint of rude behavior from the pilot-in-command, the incident can be referred to an internal committee by the airline, which decides how long the unruly passenger will be grounded for. Filling should be prohibited.

“Based on the recommendation of the internal committee of the concerned airline, the DGCA places the passenger in the ‘no-fly list’ in which the unruly passenger is barred from flying to, from or into India within a specified period,” Singh said in a written reply to a question. Are banned from air travel.”

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