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Unruly air passengers to face jail term in South Korea

Punishment for unruly air passengers‎ has been increased in South Korea in an effort to increase aviation safety and prevent dangerous passenger behaviours. The announcement was made by South Korea’s Ministry of Land, Infrastructure and Transport.‎

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Those who harass a pilot or crew inflight face up to five years behind bars or a fine of up to $41,300, up from the previous penalty of $4,130.

The move follows a 2014 air rage incident in which a former aviation executive threw a fit over how her macadamias were served while flying first class.

Drunk passenger who disturb or abuse others are also not left out as they could be fined $8,260, double the previous amount.

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