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Chairs DeFazio, Larsen Announce Subcommittee Hearing on the Surge in Air Rage and its Effects on Workers, Airlines, and Airports

September 17, 2021

Washington, DC – Today, Chair of the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure Peter DeFazio (D-OR) and Chair of the Subcommittee on Aviation Rick Larsen (D-WA) announced the subcommittee will hold a hearing titled, “Disruption in the Skies: The Surge in Air Rage and its Effects on Workers, Airlines, and Airports.” The hearing will examine the alarming increase in disruptive and unruly airline passengers, the causes, the effect on passenger and crew safety, and the enforcement of U.S. laws prohibiting such behavior.

A list of witnesses, written testimony, and a livestream can be found here on the committee’s website once available.

 HEARING DETAILS

The Subcommittee on Aviation hearing on: 

“Disruption in the Skies: The Surge in Air Rage and its Effects on Workers, Airlines, and Airports”

Thursday, September 23, 2021

10:00 a.m. EDT

2167 Rayburn House Office Building and virtually

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