Some etiquette experts advise flight attendants to deal with people who refuse to wear masks.

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Starting this weekend, Delta Air Lines CEO Ed Bastian said the airline would bar passengers traveling to Washington, D.C. from inspecting their firearms as part of increased security measures ahead of the launch.

“We’ve all been very alert to the events of the past few weeks in Washington,” Bastian said in an interview with CNBC early Thursday.

Only law enforcement officers are exempt from the ban.

Bastian said the airline will increase other security measures at airports and on planes, both visible and invisible, in the coming days. “ As we look at the weeks ahead ”

Asked if he was concerned about passenger behavior from this year’s onboarding events, he said 99.99% of Delta’s passengers. “ Excellent and doing a great job. ”

“I don’t want to react too much,” he said. “I think this is a hopeful moment in time with the outcry about the election results.”

Bastian said he was “ delighted ” to see President Trump’s call for peace and order late on Wednesday.

“I hope that helps,” he said.

Delta and other airlines stepped up safety precautions for flights departing Washington last weekend following the January 6 attacks on U.S. government agencies and incidents on flights headed to DC, which Lead to

But there is still a problem. Alaska Airlines banned 14 passengers from Washington-Seattle flights for misbehaving and failing to comply with a face mask policy.

The airline is now thinking a similar gesture before its launch.

American Airlines said late Wednesday it would increase security at airports and on planes.

Airlines will not serve alcohol on flights to and from DC area airports from January 16 to January 21 due to the disease outbreaks.Currently, the airline serves first-class beverages only.

The airline is moving flight crews from its central hotel location to an area closer to the airport, and will provide private transport between the airport and the hotel through January 24 instead of staffing the shuttle service. Of the hotel

American spokesman Curtis Blessing said the airline was amending its pre-flight announcement to include a notification about airline mask requirements and “ The importance of following the instructions of the crew ”

FAA gets tough: No warning for unruly passengers.

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