UK alcohol arrests double at airports and on planes 

Arrests of passengers suspected of being drunk at UK airports and on flights are up 50 per cent in a year, the BBC says.
387 people were arrested between February 2016 and February 2017, up from 255 the previous year.
 
Karen Dee, chief executive of the Airport Operators' Association, said misuse of alcohol and drinking to excess led to people behaving badly.
 
"We are encouraging our lounge staff to say ‘drink responsibly’," she said.
 
There have been UK calls for limited bar trading hours at airports as well as restrictions on alcohol served/sold on board planes.

 

UK alcohol arrests double at airports and on planes 

Arrests of passengers suspected of being drunk at UK airports and on flights are up 50 per cent in a year, the BBC says.
387 people were arrested between February 2016 and February 2017, up from 255 the previous year.
 
Karen Dee, chief executive of the Airport Operators' Association, said misuse of alcohol and drinking to excess led to people behaving badly.
 
"We are encouraging our lounge staff to say ‘drink responsibly’," she said.
 
There have been UK calls for limited bar trading hours at airports as well as restrictions on alcohol served/sold on board planes.