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Delta Bans Passengers Who Heckled Mitt Romney Last Week


880 people have been placed on Delta’s no-fly list for refusing to wear masks and for rowdy behavior, including passengers who heckled Senator Mitt Romeny on a flight from Salt Lake City to Washington D.C. last week,according to a report by Reuters.

On Wednesday, Reuters reported that the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration chief Steve Dickson signed an order on a “zero tolerance” policy for disruptive passengers, in response to multiple incidents of supporters of President Donald Trump disrupting flights last week. 

The special emphasis program will last until March 30 and passengers could face fines of up to $35,000 and jail time. Dickson says the agency will not issue warning letters or negotiate penalties.