For example, on an American Airlines flight from Dallas to Washington, DC, the day before the riots, a large group of Trump supporters got in an angry screaming match with other passengers after someone projected "Trump 2020" on the cabin ceiling.
Sources at two United States airlines said there had been unruly passengers on flights into the Washington, DC area on Tuesday, raising concern about their departure.
'We are working closely with local law enforcement and airport authority partners to ensure the safety of our customers and team members on the ground and in the air, ' the airline's statement said, CNN reports.More news: Simona Halep ready for ‘mentally hard’ quarantine at Australian Open
Now, Nelson is asking that the "freedom to fly" before revoked for those, who participated in the protests today.
In her statement, Nelson stressed that acts against American democracy such as these "must disqualify these individuals from the freedom of flight". "Regardless of one's political beliefs, the cabin of a commercial aircraft must, out of necessity, be a calm environment for the safety of everyone onboard".
Dickson said "unruly passenger behavior. can distract, disrupt and threaten crewmembers' ability to conduct their key safety functions".More news: Lifesaving COVID-19 treatments for NHS patients
"'We'll put this plane down in the middle of Kansas and dump people off - I don't care", he said.
American made a decision to stop offering alcohol in first class Thursday on flights in the D.C. region.
The airline told McClatchy it has also boosted staffing at D.C. airports "as a precautionary measure".More news: Unemployment rate remains at 6.7%, employers cut 140,000 jobs last month
Given the range of measures introduced in response to violence at the Capitol and politically motivated altercations on flights surrounding these events, we rate this claim as "True".