With 2016 being the most over-sensitive year on record, it’s only natural companies would go to extra lengths to protect customers from the crazies. Otherwise known as anyone with a social media account who feels victimized by society, these crazies pose a real threat to businesses. So Korean Airlines is not taking any chances. Just announced Tuesday, all of the flight crew can readily use stun guns to deal with mid-air disturbances – of any kind.
According to CNN, the on-board crew have already had tasers on hand for years but could only use them when lives or the physical safety of passengers and cabin crew was threatened. But new rules will allow for “more active use” of tasers. Passengers who cause a disturbance will be banned for an indeterminate period.
Me being the betting woman I am, I wonder how far is too far when it comes to mid-air disturbances? What if I attempt to board with the wrong zone? What if I have a sleep spasm and punch my fellow traveler in the face? What if 16 hours in a metal tube is getting to me and I just need to let out a really loud grunt? These questions might never be answered. Because I don’t know about you, but the thought of a large, angry woman tasing me senseless is enough to keep me from every having an alcoholic beverage on a flight again. .