I am not sure how I feel about this.
The NY Daily News says United Airlines has banned flight attendants from Duct Taping rowdy passengers to their seats.
They sent a memo that read, “Please remember that there are designated items on board that may be used in difficult situations, and alternative measures such as tape should never be used.”
Pandemic-related travel restrictions have eased up so as you’d expect, on-flight incidents have been going up. The airline says most travelers have been following rules, some get unruly. But the flight attendants should not use duct tape to restrain them.
I’m guessing they are just trying to avoid lawsuits. But what else would they suggest? Just let them go nuts on a plane? Offer them some free peanuts? C’mon strap them down and let’s move on! Just my two cents.