November 14, 2012

Russia cracks down on drunk air passengers

The transport ministry said its proposal came as a result of airlines complaining about a rise in disruption caused by inebriated travellers.
Under the proposed changes, passengers will still be served limited alcoholic refreshments but will be unable to swig at will from their own supplies.
In draft amendments to Russia's Aviation Code published on its website, the transport ministry said duty free drinks bought either in airports or during flights should be handed over to air stewards
"In the interests of air safety, alcoholic products will be handed back to passengers at the end of the flight," it said


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  2. It's funny coz it's true. Klass!