It's not as easy to get the records of the individual cases that underly the data. Alison Duquette, who works in media relations at FAA headquarters, told me that it may require a Freedom of Information Act request, because the agency would have to redact private data.
Duquette told me the list actually does not reflect the worst of the worst. If passengers get really awful, the airlines will notify the FBI and local law enforcement, who will be waiting at the gate to welcome the trouble-makers with handcuffs. Last time she checked, the U.S. Department of Justice does not keep records on passenger prosecutions, Duquette said.
It's lights, camera, action on Thursday for the Woody Harrelson movie "Wilson," on location at the state prison in Stillwater. But the Department of Corrections' ban on cameras means the film crew won't be allowed inside.
Thousands of refugees are navigating hurdles of a new life. And front-line workers in Minnesota, one of the country's resettlement hubs, are poised to take in 2,530 refugees, more than during any year in the past decade.
The Korean Air Lines Co. executive who delayed a flight in an incident dubbed "nut rage" bowed deep in apology before facing questioning by transport officials. Her father, the airline's chairman, also apologized Friday, said she will quit the airline and expressed regret he didn't raise her better.
South Korean prosecutors are seeking to arrest the former executive at Korean Air Lines Co. who forced a flight to return over a bag of macadamia nuts and a current executive for attempts to cover up the "nut rage" case.