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A flight attendant ‘s violent altercation caught on video has ignited a larger discussion about airline safety

In a post pandemic world (almost), airline safety should be the next big discussion against the backdrop of vigilantes and conspiracy theories abound. An American flight attendant has found this out the hard way. Southwest Airlines is the latest American airline to find itself grappling with rising in-sky violence (if that sounded terrifying that's because it is nobody should be violent 35,000 feet in the air.) Between April and May alone, there were actually hundreds of major incidents on board Southwest owned planes -- a problem that airlines are finding that is becoming all too customary for being so high off the ground. On Saturday, a SW attendant was attacked mid-flight after a customer refused to follow some pretty basic flight instructions (tray up; bag under the chair tha...
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