The Civil Aviation Ministry on Friday issued India’s first "No-Fly list" in an effort to keep blacklisted people off airlines to ensure safety and check unruly behaviour on the aircraft. (All images are representational/ Courtesy: PTI)
Announcing the rules, the Minister of State for Civil Aviation, Jayant Sinha, said that the motive behind this kind of list is to ensure the safety and security of passengers, which is the topmost priority for his ministry.
No-Fly offence categories: Level 1 - Ban upto three months for unruly physical gestures, verbal harassment and unruly inebriation.
Level 2 - Ban upto six months for physically abusive behaviour (pushing, kicking, hitting, inappropriate touching.
Level 3 - Ban for minimum two years for life-threatening behaviour like assaults, damage to aircraft systems etc.