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New No-Fly Lists: Govt sets 3 levels of unruly behaviour

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New Delhi: The government on Friday released the No-Fly List with three levels of clearly defined ‘unruly’ behaviour — verbal abuse, physical abuse and life threatening comments.

Passengers with unruly physical gestures, verbal harassment, and unruly inebriation to face ban upto 3 months, the Civil Aviation Minister Ashok Gajapati Raju said in a tweet.

Likewise, level 2 involves passengers who display physically abusive behaviour, which involves pushing, kicking, hitting, and inappropriate touching. These passengers will face ban upto 6 months.

Passengers likely to face a minimum ban of 2 years if life threatening behaviour such as assaults, damage to aircraft systems etc is displayed.

The decision will be taken by an independent committee under a retired district Judge within a period of 30 days of the alleged offence.

The no-fly ban will be in addition to any statutory legal action that can be taken against the offender under existing laws.

The motive behind the No-Fly List is safety and security of passengers, which is our priority, said Jayant Sinha, MoS Civil Aviation.

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