FAA Announces Largest Fines (Ever) For Unruly Passengers

The FAA is getting serious about passengers who start trouble aboard flights -- announcing its largest fines yet for unruly passengers.

Inside of plane seen from rear with passengers

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An American Airlines passenger who threatened a flight attendant, tried to open the cabin door, then hit and spit on crew members who tried to restrain her will be fined $81,950 - the largest fine ever levied by the FAA!

Another passenger who sexually harassed and bit fellow passengers, then tried to exit the plane during a Delta flight will be fined $77,272.

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