Tackling unruly air travellers set to become easier soon

File photo showing aeroplanes of various airlines at Changi Airport Terminal 2 on Dec 18, 2017.
File photo showing aeroplanes of various airlines at Changi Airport Terminal 2 on Dec 18, 2017.PHOTO: ST FILE

UN aviation arm working to expand powers of local police and courts

On a recent Scoot flight to Amritsar in India, a fist fight broke out between two passengers.

Both men were handed over to the local authorities when the plane landed, the airline said.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on March 26, 2018, with the headline 'Tackling unruly air travellers set to become easier soon'. Print Edition | Subscribe